Author Sanford Bragg

Sandy Bragg is a principal at Integrity Research Associates. He has over thirty years experience as an investment research professional. Prior to joining Integrity in 2006, he was an Executive Managing Director at Standard & Poors, managing S&P’s equity research business and fund information properties. Sandy has an MBA from New York University and BA from Williams College. Email: Sanford.Bragg@integrity-research.com

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High Yield Specialist Lucror Analytics Hires Citi Analyst

12/08/2017
Credit research firm Lucror Analytics recruited a London-based analyst as its expands its European coverage despite dislocations caused by MiFID II. Umair Javed joined as Senior Credit Analyst in the ...
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BCA Research Spinoff Alpine Macro Seeks Return to Roots

12/07/2017
Former BCA Research veterans have formed a new macro research firm focused on the research methodology at the original core of Bank Credit Analyst: capital flows and liquidity trends. Tony ...
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D.A. Davidson Recruits Sixth New Analyst This Year

12/06/2017
Montana-based investment bank D.A. Davidson & Co continues to expand its research offering with a software analyst from JMP Securities. Rishi Jaluria joined the firm to cover the software sector, ...
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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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New Research Valuation Study Shows Divergence Between Fixed Income and Equity Managers

12/04/2017
Fixed income-oriented asset managers are reacting differently to the unbundling provisions under MiFID II than equity managers, according to a report released by Integrity Research Associates.  The findings are based ...
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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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MiFID II Pushback: Skepticism Outside Europe Over New Unbundling Rules

11/30/2017
Euro-skepticism is not confined to the UK as US and Australian players express doubts about MiFID II’s new research rules.  Many of the concerns centered on the impact on small ...
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Second Round of Landmark Web Crawling Case Focuses on Privacy Law

11/29/2017
LinkedIn is asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate a district court judge's order preventing it from blocking HiQ Labs from accessing publicly available data on the site.  ...
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