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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Financial Times Slams Bundled Commissions

06/29/2015
A Financial Times columnist declared this morning that it is time to banish bundled payments for investment research. The FT’s opposition to paying for research with client commissions is not ...
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Regulatory Steps Toward Unbundling: Inexorable?

06/29/2015
If we take a step back and view the sequence of regulatory events leading up to the impending European regulation requiring greater unbundling of research and execution, we get a ...
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Airex Launches White Labeled Distribution Strategy

06/26/2015
Airex, Inc., which provides a research distribution platform emulating Amazon, announced its intention to launch white labeled versions of its platform with six distribution partners. Despite a very modest start, ...
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Rosenblatt Hires Former Zelman Salesperson to Head Sales

06/26/2015
Rosenblatt Securities, a New York institutional brokerage, has hired a senior Zelman Associates salesperson to be its head of research sales.  The move is part of Rosenblatt's strategy to increase ...
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Research Distribution Platform Joins French FinTech Association

06/25/2015
Research distribution platform Alphametry has joined a new association formed by French FinTech firms. The association will promote member organizations and represent industry concerns to regulators. France FinTech was formed ...
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Rosenblatt Allies With Taiwanese Broker

06/25/2015
Rosenblatt Securities, a New York institutional brokerage, announced an exclusive distribution deal with SinoPac Securities, a Taiwanese investment bank, to market SinoPac’s services in the U.S. The move supplements a ...
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Veritas Named in $41 Million Defamation Suit

06/24/2015
Forensic research firm Veritas Investment Research was named as a defendant in a $41 million defamation suit involving a negative report it issued on Canadian lending firm Callidus Capital Corp. ...
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Vigeo and Euronext Launch New ESG Index

06/24/2015
Paris-based ESG research firm Vigeo announced a new emerging markets ESG index, the Euronext-Vigeo EM 70. The new index is the eighth ESG index jointly launched by the two firms. ...
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IHS Grew 4% in Q2 2015

06/24/2015
Industry research firm IHS Inc. grew revenues 4% (1% excluding acquisitions) in the quarter ending May 31st despite shrinking demand for its energy industry information. The firm remains committed to ...
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Gavekal Invests In Rugby Team

06/24/2015
An article in SportsPro reports that Gavekal, a Hong Kong-based financial services company that provides investment research and asset management, has invested up to 10% in one of the top ...
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