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Standard Chartered Exits Equities

01/08/2015
Standard Chartered is closing its equities business globally under pressures to cut costs.  The UK bank said it was shutting its equity research, cash equities and equity capital markets businesses, ...
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Outlook for the Buy-Side and Its Impact on the Research Biz

01/05/2015
Portfolio managers and analysts working at asset management firms are the key consumers of the investment research services produced by sell side investment banks and independent research providers.  Thus to ...
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Moody’s Completes Ownership of Copal Amba

12/08/2014
Moody’s Corporation completed its acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Moody’s purchased a majority share in Copal Partners in 2011 ...

Harassing Short Ideas in India

12/01/2014
A former analyst for short-ideas researcher Veritas Investment Research Corporation was arrested by Indian police on Friday.   The arrest came as Indian regulators are finalizing new restrictions on foreign research ...

Lower FICC Revenue Hits Top 10 Investment Banks

09/04/2014
Revenue at the top ten investment banks slipped 5% in the first half of 2014 due to weakness in their currency, fixed income and equities businesses which were partially offset ...

Evalueserve Acquires Data Consultancy

08/27/2014
Evalueserve, a leading Indian KPO firm, has acquired Germany-based data consultancy Beyond Data GmbH, for an undisclosed amount.   The acquisition positions Evalueserve for big data projects with clients. Beyond Data was ...
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BNP Paribas Promotes Equity Research Staff in Asia

05/17/2014
BNP Paribas promoted former research head Ken Chen to Deputy Head of Equity Cash Asia Pacific to oversee the Advisory functions, namely Research and Sales. From the press release: “Ken ...

Moody’s Acquires KPO Provider Amba Research

12/16/2013
New York, NY – Last week global credit ratings firm, Moody’s Corp, acquired Bangalore and New York-based investment research and knowledge outsourcing provider Amba Research Services for an undisclosed sum.  ...

Jefferies’ Equity Expansion Strategy

12/11/2013
After a near-death experience and a sale to a company that owns meat packing plants, Jefferies was written off as a contender for bulge bracket status.  This assessment may be ...

AsiaIRP’s Indie Showcase

09/24/2013
AsiaIRP, the trade association for Asia-based independent research providers, is organizing an investor-oriented conference comprised exclusively of independent research providers.  The conference highlights the vibrancy of Asian independent research, reflected ...
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