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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Moody’s Warns MiFID II Negative For European Asset Managers

01/17/2018
Moody's Investors Service said MiFID II would be ‘credit negative’ for the European asset management industry, pressuring profits and forcing more industry consolidation. The report cited an estimate from consulting ...
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Secretive Short Research Causes South African Market Turmoil

01/17/2018
Short ideas specialist Viceroy Research, comprised of three anonymous analysts in New York, has helped to puncture the valuation of one of South Africa’s prominent companies and is now creating ...
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Blackrock Talks Up Quantamental

01/16/2018
In Blackrock’s most recent earnings call, it praised the early results of the ‘quantamental’ restructuring of its active equities unit last spring. During the Q&A portion of Blackrock’s fourth quarter ...
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M&A Advisor To Research Firms Is Itself Acquired

01/16/2018
Quayle Munro, a London-based M&A advisor often used by research and data firms, was acquired by Los Angeles-based M&A advisor Houlihan Lokey, Inc.  Terms were not announced.  The CEO of ...
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FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 12-31-17

01/15/2018
The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three year period ending December 31, 2017 came from boutique investment bank FIG Partners, according to performance information collected by Investars, ...
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Second Round of Landmark Web Crawling Case Attracts Another Amicus Brief

01/12/2018
The importance of LinkedIn’s pending 9th Circuit appeal to vacate a district court judge’s order preventing it from blocking hiQ Labs from accessing publicly available data is further underlined by ...
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TS Lombard Reports Revenues Over $10 Million

01/11/2018
TSL Research Group, the entity created by the 2016 merger of economic research firms Lombard Street Research and Trusted Sources known commercially as TS Lombard, said its pro-forma revenues were ...
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European Investors Plan Less Corporate Access From Banks Post-MiFID II

01/11/2018
European asset managers expect to use investment banks less for corporate access and rely more on direct engagement with companies, according to a survey by London-based investor relations firm QuantiFire ...
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Research Aggregator ResearchPool Licenses Platform To French Investment Bank

01/10/2018
ResearchPool, an online marketplace for research, has created a ‘white label’ version of its platform for French investment bank Invest Securities for the distribution of the bank’s proprietary research.  Invest ...
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Upcoming Alternative Data Conference Expects 100 Data Providers

01/10/2018
BattleFin, an asset management firm which offers events and technology for sourcing alternative data, has scheduled three alternative data events for 2018, the most immediate being BattleFin Discovery Day Miami ...
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