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Optimism, Pessimism and MIFID II: How Unbundling Will Reduce Research Skepticism

12/06/2017
Research unbundling under MiFID II will accentuate a broader media trend toward increased vulnerability to PR manipulation and fake news stories, according to recent thought pieces by Jamie Davis, co-founder ...
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Natixis and Oddo Plan to Merge Cash Equities Units

12/05/2017
French bank Natixis and Franco-German investment bank Oddo BHF Securities are reportedly in discussions about merging their equities units as research unbundling provisions under MiFID II are slated to take ...
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Euromoney Economic Research Units Suffer MiFID II Malaise

12/05/2017
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, parent of BCA Research and Ned Davis Research (NDR), reported that revenues for its business unit comprising the two economic research firms were down 3% for ...
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Exotix Capital Extends Research Hiring Spree

12/01/2017
Exotix Capital, an investment bank focused on emerging markets, hired two research analysts and a research salesman as it expands its frontier market coverage. Tracy Kivunyu, previously at African Alliance, ...
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New Street Research Hires Gerson Lehrman Exec

11/29/2017
Telecom boutique New Street Research hired a Gerson Lehrman Group manager as COO to help the firm prepare for MiFID II's unbundling of research. David Epstein joined New Street Research ...
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Kepler Cheuvreux Partners With Belgian Bank

11/24/2017
Six months after its deal with Swedbank, Paris-based Kepler Cheuvreux has partnered with Belfius Bank, one of the largest banks in Belgium.  Kepler now has strong local partners in Italy, ...
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UK Taxman Will Come For Research

11/23/2017
Although the UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has not officially provided guidance, the UK’s fiscal watchdog has factored tax receipts from research into its budgetary forecasts released ...
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Research Funding Update: More European Managers Go P&L, More Non-European Managers Ring-Fence, While A Few Hardy Boutiques Charge Clients

11/22/2017
The majority of long-only European asset managers are deciding to eat research costs but a couple of small UK managers are defying the trend by explicitly charging clients for research.  ...
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Asset Managers Give Thumbs Down to MiFID II: Higher Costs, Less External Research & Small Firms Squeezed

11/21/2017
A survey of European asset managers conducted by the CFA Institute showed investment managers preparing for significant cuts to their profitability and declines in the sell-side research they receive. The ...
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Research Aggregator ResearchPool Hires CMO, Headquarters In Paris

11/17/2017
ResearchPool, an online marketplace for research, hired Société Générale’s former head of investor relations to head its marketing while moving its head office to Paris from the UK. Antoine Loudenot ...
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