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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Asset Managers Give Thumbs Down to MiFID II: Higher Costs, Less External Research & Small Firms Squeezed

11/21/2017
A survey of European asset managers conducted by the CFA Institute showed investment managers preparing for significant cuts to their profitability and declines in the sell-side research they receive. The ...
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Deloitte Highlights Growing Alternative Data Risks

11/20/2017
Deloitte recently released a white paper which outlined risks associated with alternative data.   As risks increase and the industry comes under increasing media and regulatory scrutiny, it will be important ...
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Research Aggregator ResearchPool Hires CMO, Headquarters In Paris

11/17/2017
ResearchPool, an online marketplace for research, hired Société Générale’s former head of investor relations to head its marketing while moving its head office to Paris from the UK. Antoine Loudenot ...
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Visible Alpha Buys Alpha Exchange

11/16/2017
Broker-owned Visible Alpha announced it has acquired research aggregator Alpha Exchange, a move which significantly changes the research distribution landscape.  By merging with Visible Alpha it will be easier for ...
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Brokers Find New Corporate Access Loophole Under MiFID II

11/16/2017
Several UK brokers have indicated that they are restructuring their corporate access services as 'issuer-paid' so that the services can be offered free of charge under MiFID II, according to ...
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IHS Markit Cites Alternative Data As Future Growth Engine

11/15/2017
As it transitions CEOs, IHS Markit has foresworn its strategy of acquisition-driven growth in favor of organic growth driven in part by investments in alternative data. Incoming CEO Lance Uggla, ...
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Blackrock’s In No Hurry To See Global MiFID II Standards

11/15/2017
In Blackrock’s most recent earnings call, CEO Larry Fink equivocated on whether Blackrock would adopt a global policy of paying for research from its P&L, signaling concerns about the unintended ...
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New Survey Shows Broader Hedge Fund Use of Alternative Data

11/14/2017
EY’s 2017 Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey shows a major increase in the percentage of hedge funds adopting alternative data into their investment process.  The trend is supported by ...
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UK Regulators Consider Enforcement Action Against Commission Abuses

11/14/2017
The parent of JO Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM), a UK asset manager with £29 billion ($38 billion) AUM, revealed that the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating the unit ...
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UK Regulators Continue To Stir the Unbundling Pot

11/13/2017
The UK Financial Conduct Authority continues to excite its financial markets constituents with interpretations of MiFID II’s research unbundling rules as the deadline looms just a few weeks away. At ...
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