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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Jefferies Equities Revenues Stay in Holding Pattern

08/08/2018
Jefferies Group LLC, the investment-banking unit of the newly rebranded Jefferies Financial Group (formerly Leucadia National Corp), reported equities revenues on a par with the previous year, although an improvement ...
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Geospatial Firm Bird.i Focuses on Construction

08/08/2018
Glasgow-based satellite imagery firm Bird.i is morphing from a low-cost vendor of satellite imagery for do-it-yourselfers to a more structured sectoral focus.  Despite its increasing emphasis on the construction industry, ...
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Natixis Exited Cash Equities After Implementing ODDO Partnership

08/07/2018
French bank Natixis shut down its US and UK cash equities businesses after finalizing a joint venture with Franco-German investment bank ODDO BHF Securities to combine the firms’ French cash ...
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Research Management Vendor Feedstock Raises Additional Capital

08/07/2018
FeedStock, a research management provider, received another undisclosed investment fifteen months after its previous venture raise, led by London-based venture capital firm Illuminate Financial Management.  At the same time, the ...
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Redburn Revenues Fell 8% in Year Ended March 2018

08/06/2018
Redburn, one of the largest independent research firms, experienced declining revenues for the first time since its founding as MiFID II eroded income in the UK and Europe. Redburn’s revenues ...
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Q2 2018 Bulge Bank Equities Results: Goldman Lags, Non-US Banks Muddle Along

08/03/2018
With all the major investment banks reporting, equities revenues for the ten largest equities franchises grew 12% in the second quarter to $12.5 billion from $11.1 billion a year ago, ...
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Research Boutique Consumer Edge Launches Alternative Data Analytics

08/03/2018
Expanding its investment in alternative data, Consumer Edge Research released a front-end application for the credit card transaction dataset it launched in February 2018.  The boutique's growing alt data offerings ...
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Cowen’s Brokerage Revenues Up 69% In Q2 2018

08/02/2018
Cowen Group, a mid-sized NY investment bank, reported 68.9% year-over-year growth in its brokerage revenues, primarily reflecting its acquisition of Convergex.  More telling was the flat quarter-to-quarter change in revenues, ...
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Evercore ISI Revenues Down 5% In Q2 2018

08/01/2018
Evercore reiterated its view of a shrinking research wallet as ISI revenues continued to slide.   Nevertheless, Evercore management affirmed its commitment to the research franchise. Second quarter 2018 commission revenues ...
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Geospatial Analysis Firm Orbital Insight Adds Two More Distribution Deals

08/01/2018
Orbital Insight, a geospatial big data company, inked distribution deals with industry research firms in the energy and construction sectors as it broadens its strategy to use partnerships to expand ...
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