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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Stephens Hires Forest Products Analyst From CLSA Americas

07/27/2017
Stephens, a mid-tier investment bank based in Little Rock Arkansas, hired Mark Connelly as managing director and senior equity research analyst covering paper, packaging, and chemicals.  The firm also hired ...
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Rathbone Investment Management Will Pay For Research From P&L

07/27/2017
The parent of Rathbone Investment Management, a UK asset manager with £36.6 billion ($48 billion) in assets under management, said it plans to pay for research from its P&L, which ...
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European Brokers Refusing To Accept Bundled Research Payments From US Asset Managers

07/26/2017
Much attention has been given to the challenge facing European asset managers purchasing US research under MiFID II’s research unbundling rules, but there is scant awareness of the hurdles facing ...

Morningstar Acquires 40% Stake In ESG Researcher Sustainalytics

07/26/2017
Nearly two years after partnering with Sustainalytics to develop ESG ratings of funds, Morningstar acquired a 40% stake in the Amsterdam-based ESG research firm.  Purchase terms were not disclosed. Morningstar acquired ...
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MiFID II Will Disrupt US Commission Aggregation Model

07/25/2017
One of the ancillary effects of the new research unbundling rules under MiFID II will be to stimulate more use of commission sharing agreements (CSAs) in the US.  As more ...
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Gerson Lehrman Expands Dublin Office

07/25/2017
Leading expert network Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) doubled the size of its Dublin office in a sign of growth of its offerings to professional services firms and its European business ...
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US Bulge Firms Post Flat Equity Results in Q2 2017

07/21/2017
Aggregate equities revenues for the five largest US investment banks held steady in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the prior year, up 4% from the prior quarter. Even ...
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Research Aggregator Street Contxt Launches RMS

07/21/2017
Research distributor Street Contxt officially released its buy-side oriented research management solution which it has been testing since earlier this year. Street Contxt’s RMS capability is an extension of its ...
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Research Funding Roundup: Robeco and Kempen Will Pay For Research From P&L But Invesco and BNP Paribas Will Not

07/20/2017
BNP Paribas Asset Management, which oversees €580 billion ($672 billion), and Invesco, which manages $859 billion, have announced they will fund research payments alongside commissions, while Dutch managers Robeco, with ...
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Upcoming Stock Conferences – Updated 7-19-17

07/19/2017
Stock Conference Calendar added or revised these dates, events and locations. Date Event Sponsor Location 19-Jul-17 Private Equity Roundtable - Munich Duff & Phelps Munich, Germany 19-Jul-17 Retail IR Day ...
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