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Expert Network Third Bridge Grew 37% In 2015

London-based expert network Third Bridge Limited, formerly Cognolink, grew its revenues by 37% in 2015, according to financial statements recently filed with the UK’s registrar of companies.  Much of the ...

Bulge Equities Revenues Rebounded In First Quarter 2016 But Credit Suisse Faltered

Equity revenues for the top nine investment banks rebounded by 18.5% in the first quarter of 2016 from the weak final quarter of 2015, but were down 17.6% from the ...
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Nomura Passes Cash Equities Baton Back to Instinet

During its recent Strategy Day, Nomura indicated that it would once again focus its international cash equities offering on Instinet, a strategy it had adopted in 2012 then abandoned last ...
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Evercore ISI Margins Rise in Q1 2016 Resulting In Renewed Hiring

Evercore ISI’s margins have tripled since Evercore acquired ISI, according to Evercore’s latest quarterly report.  As a reward, Evercore ISI is now allowed to add staff, hiring a #2 ranked ...

Morningstar Experiences Flat 1st Quarter 2016

Last week, Chicago-based independent research, data and analytics firm, Morningstar, Inc. (MORN) reported flat performance for the 1st Qtr of 2016 with net income slipping to $28.7 mln or 67 ...
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US Bulge Banks Equities Revenues Down 13% In Q1 2016, Beating Expectations

Equities revenues for US bulge bracket banks decreased 13.5% in aggregate in the first quarter of 2016 from the prior year, not quite as bad as originally predicted.  First quarter ...
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Researcher Independent Minds Takes Hit From MiFID II

Independent Minds, a London-based independent research firm specializing in Dutch stocks, reported falling revenues in 2015, blaming commissions uncertainty created by MiFID II for the decline. The firm reported that ...
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Evercore ISI Commission Revenues Flat in 2015, Growth Comes From Underwriting

Evercore ISI, a leading institutional research provider, generated flat revenues in 2015, declining slightly from $228 million in commissions in 2014 to $227 million in 2015.  Although the October 2014 ...

Jefferies Is First Victim Of Tough Q1 2016

Anecdotally, research firms are telling us that the first quarter has been a difficult one for sales.  Although the S&P 500 is eking out a small gain for the quarter, ...

Credit Suisse Reorganizes Again; Can Equities Still Persevere?

Credit Suisse’s equities business is exempted from the 2000 incremental layoffs announced yesterday, but the equity derivatives business is being moved to a new ‘Solutions’ group.  Management reiterated its commitment ...
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