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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 ...

Expert Networks Expand in Asia Amid Lighter Scrutiny

09/09/2013
Hammered by the large scale US insider trading investigation and investor concerns, expert networks have found conditions outside the US to be much more favorable for their services, enabling these ...

Nomura Tries to Smooth the Waters

05/14/2013
Nomura appointed the former head of UBS’s global equity research to run its European equity research after a major shake-up that led to nearly 20 employees being cut from its ...

Overcapacity Leads to Cuts at Nomura’s Equity Research Group

03/25/2013
New York, NY – A few weeks ago, Japanese investment bank, Nomura cut a large number of staff in the firm’s London equity research operation.  Management cited overcapacity and a ...

Xinhua Finance Insider Pleas

01/24/2013
The former chief executive of Xinhua Finance, a former media company which controlled a number of independent research properties, signed a plea deal with prosecutors to settle charges of ...

Sri Lanka Contemplates Independent Research

06/29/2012
Sri Lanka’s Securities and Exchange Commission issued a concept release outlining plans to fund independent research and to grade initial public offerings through a rating agency. The SEC said ...

China Cracks Down on Insider Trading

06/19/2012
China is joining the list of countries cracking down on insider trading.  The Supreme People’s Court (SPC), the highest court in the People’s Republic of China, and Supreme People’s Procuratorate ...
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