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Capital Economics Sells Stake Valuing Business at £70 million

10/29/2014
Capital Economics, Ltd., a London-based economics research firm, received a capital infusion valuing the firm at £70 million (US$112 million) which is significantly above the original asking price of £50 ...
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French Regulators Go Public Opposing a Research Ban

10/22/2014
French regulators have gone on the record in their opposition to a ban on paying for research with client commissions, as proposed by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), ...
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Cognolink Hiring for 18 Positions Globally

10/18/2014
London-based expert network Cognolink Limited is seeking to fill 18 positions according to its website. The majority of the positions are in London (8) with an additional 5 positions on ...

New Research Distribution Platform Launched

10/15/2014
A new Edinburgh-based research distribution platform is seeking to create a marketplace where research can be sold and purchased transparently.  The new platform, Electronic Research Interchange (ERIC), was launched earlier ...
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Correction: AlphaSights Now the Top London Expert Network

10/01/2014
In discussing the growth of London-based expert networks last week, we erroneously stated that AlphaSights Ltd. was smaller than its rival Cognolink Ltd.  In filings released earlier today, AlphaSights revealed ...

If MiFID II Stops Short of a Ban, What Can We Expect?

09/29/2014
European reforms to equity commissions are creating turmoil for both producers and consumers of equity research.   Although an outright ban on research commissions is looking less likely, the regulators are ...
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Aviate Global Hiring Equity Analysts

09/28/2014
Aviate Global, a London-based institutional equity brokerage, has posted hiring notices for 2 equity analysts.  Aviate Global was founded in 2007 by Guy Gibson, a former Citigroup sales trader, and ...
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Roubini Adds Commodities Research

09/28/2014
Roubini Global Economics hired a commodities economist to head up a new commodity research and market strategy product. London-based Helen Henton was formerly chief economist at the International Grains Council ...
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London Expert Networks Challenging US Rivals

09/24/2014
London-based expert networks Cognolink and AlphaSights have been growing quickly, benefiting from a diverse client mix, geographic expansion, and limited impact from insider trading investigations.  Both firms are now proactively ...
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New Product: Eagle Alpha Curated Social Media Feeds

09/17/2014
Eagle Alpha Limited, a ‘big data’ research firm which mines insights from social media and the web, offers a series of curated feeds including a global macro news feed targeted ...
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