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Natixis and Oddo Plan to Merge Cash Equities Units

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

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 ...

Exotix Capital Extends Research Hiring Spree

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, ...

New Street Research Hires Gerson Lehrman Exec

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 ...

Kepler Cheuvreux Partners With Belgian Bank

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, ...

UK Taxman Will Come For Research

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

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.  ...

Asset Managers Give Thumbs Down to MiFID II: Higher Costs, Less External Research & Small Firms Squeezed

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 ...

Research Aggregator ResearchPool Hires CMO, Headquarters In Paris

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 ...

Brokers Find New Corporate Access Loophole Under MiFID II

Several UK brokers have indicated that they are restructuring their corporate access services as 'issuer-paid' so that the services can be offered free of charge under MiFID II, according to ...
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