Browsing: Commissions

IMA Appoints Panel to Review Research Market

07/09/2013
The Investment Management Association (IMA), the trade association for UK Asset Managers, announced it has formed a blue ribbon panel to conduct a review of how research is paid for, ...

Battle of the Bulge

06/28/2013
The latest Greenwich U.S. Equity survey (see yesterday’s post) shows the bulge bracket investment banks’ share of  the equity research vote declining while the trading share remains constant.  In other ...

Greenwich: No Relief For the Weary

06/25/2013
Newsflash: Eighty-one percent of the buy-side institutions participating in Greenwich Associates’s 2013 U.S. Equity Investors Study said U.S. equity market turnover will fail to rebound to pre-crisis levels by 2014.  ...

White Paper on Research

06/04/2013
Frost Consulting and Quark Software have jointly published a white paper which examines recent research trends and the pressures on brokerage research: unbundling of research commissions is increasing competition for ...

FSA Stirs the Commission Pot

03/26/2013
As we reported last October, the Financial Services Authority in the UK is challenging the payment for corporate access with client commissions.  The FSA’s scrutiny goes beyond corporate access, however, ...

Wedge Partners Transfers Trading Desk to Rosenblatt Securities

03/07/2013
Wedge Partners, a technology research boutique, has decided to outsource its trading to Rosenblatt Securities.  The move will save money for Wedge, which previously had its own trading desk, as ...

TABB Predicts Uptick in U.S. Equity Commissions

02/26/2013
TABB Group, a consultancy focused on financial services, predicts U.S. equity commissions will rebound in 2013.  The outlook is not as sanguine in Europe, where pressures on cash equities remain ...

More on CSAs

12/11/2012
What, another study of commission sharing arrangements?  Hot on the heels of the Greenwich Associates/Frost Consulting report we discussed last week comes another study of CSAs by Woodbine Associates, a ...

The Times They are A’Changin

12/04/2012
A new study jointly authored by Greenwich Associates and Frost Consulting predicts that asset managers’ procurement of research will change radically in coming years.  Asset owners will scrutinize non-execution commission ...

Wall Street’s Three-Part Equities Strategy Collapsing

11/26/2012
New York – Historically, Wall Street investment banks built their equity capital markets businesses around a three-part strategy which included research, trading, and investment banking.  However, trends over the past ...
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