Author Neil Scarth

Neil Scarth is a Principal of regulatory research specialist Frost Consulting which works with asset managers on research valuation/budgeting issues. He is a prominent speaker/writer on global, multi-asset class institutional research topics. Neil has held a wide range of roles in asset management and investment banking over the last 25 years, in both Europe and North America, ranging from running equities businesses at global banks to launching and managing all aspects of varying asset management products. Neil was appointed to the IMA’s Research Review Advisory Panel. Frost was sponsored by CFA UK/CFA Institute to write a White Paper on the Valuation of Equity Research to help the industry meet UK regulatory requirements. He holds an MA from the University of Southern California and BA from Carleton University.

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MiFID II Increases Risk of Research Underspending – Performance Implications?

10/17/2018
The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting (http://www.frostconsulting.co.uk/) which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases. There is a deafening silence regarding the ...
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MiFID II Creates Information Asymmetry Favoring US Managers – For Now

03/12/2018
The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting (http://www.frostconsulting.co.uk/) which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases. The prevailing consensus of opinion in June ...
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Asset Managers Bet That Research Costs Not Important

09/06/2017
The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting which specializes in research procurement issues including research budgeting and valuation.  Managers planning to use client money for ...