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BNP Paribas Outsourcing Most Asian Stock Research to Morningstar

07/09/2019
While negotiating to assume Deutsche Bank’s prime brokerage and electronic trading businesses, BNP Paribas is downsizing its Asian research.  Morningstar will provide exclusive research to BNP for 150 Asian stocks ...
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Maybank Shutters Hong Kong & China Equity Research Operations

01/31/2019
Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), recently announced that it is closing its institutional equity research coverage of the Hong Kong and China markets, to focus instead on Southeast Asian research. Maybank’s ...
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Singapore Grants $55 Million To Foster Equity Research

01/15/2019
Singapore allocated S$75 million (US$55.4 million) to incentivize new equity research initiatives and groom analysts covering small- and mid-cap companies.  The new measures counteract MiFID II’s effect of reducing research ...
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New Chinese Geospatial Firm TerraQuanta Joins Fray

11/27/2018
Despite an increasingly crowded field of firms offering geospatial analysis, Chengdu-based TerraQuanta has begun offering agricultural analysis, primarily focused on the Chinese market. The company launched TerraFuture which covers more ...
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Former Credit Suisse Exec Buys Indie Research Distributor

08/10/2018
One month after purchasing a macro boutique, Credit Suisse’s former head of its Asian equity and fixed income markets business has acquired IND-X Advisors Ltd, a Hong Kong-based company that ...

Research Aggregator Smartkarma Partners With Asian Corporate Access Provider

07/31/2018
Four months after launching its own corporate access pilot, Smartkarma announced it is collaborating with independent corporate access provider CorpXSasia.  Smartkarma insists the two ventures are complimentary not competitive. CorpXSasia routinely ...
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Credit Suisse Exec Buys Macro Indie Firm Asianomics

07/10/2018
Credit Suisse’s former co-head of its Asian equity and fixed income markets business has acquired macro boutique Asianomics Group as a first step in establishing a new Asian independent research ...
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Gerson Lehrman Korean Expansion Focuses on Corporates

07/04/2018
Leading expert network GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) expanded its location in Seoul, anticipating increases in its business with South Korean corporates. GLG’s new space in Seoul, like other GLG offices ...
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Corporate Access Provider Spark Plus Makes Strategic Investment

06/12/2018
Singapore-based Spark Plus, which specializes in organizing Asian non-deal roadshows, exchanged mutual investments with hedge fund consultancy Solas Fiduciary Services.  The strategic partnership deepens Spark Plus’ access to Asian hedge ...
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Singapore Exchange Beefs Up In-House Research Staff

04/19/2018
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), which was one of the first exchanges to pay research providers for coverage of listed companies, has been adding staff to produce reports on firms ...
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