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Great Quarter, Guys (Or, How A Few Analysts Don’t Suck Up to Management)

This article originally appeared in Net Interest, Marc Rubinstein’s weekly newsletter on financial sector themes.  Rubinstein was a partner at hedge fund Lansdowne Partners for a decade, having previously been ...

ESG Transforms the Investment World But Budgeting/Valuation Falls Short

The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting ( which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases.  ESG represents the most pivotal restructuring of ...

Layoffs on Wall Street Surge in December 2021

The Wall Street employment outlook was mixed in December 2021 as layoffs surged to the highest level seen in this series since October of last year when 2,757 layoffs were ...

U.S. IPO Activity Surges in 2021

US IPO activity recorded historic results for 2021 reflecting a robust rebound following pandemic related closures in 2020.  During 2021, 397 deals were priced, 80% higher than the number of ...

Hedge Fund Launches Fall While Liquidations Plunge to Historic Low in 3Q21

According to Hedge Fund Research, 132 new hedge funds were estimated to have launched in the 3rd Qtr 2021 – a 27% drop from the prior quarter.  However the number ...

Expert Network Sealed Network Raises Capital in Pre-Series A Funding Round

A few weeks ago, Singapore-based expert network provider, Sealed Network announced that it has raised an undisclosed sum in a pre-series A funding round, led by Quest Ventures and including ...

Key Takeaways From the Unbundling Uncovered Conference

The following is a guest article by Mike Carrodus, founder of Substantive Research, a research curation and benchmarking service, summarizing topics discussed at the firm’s recent conference focused on current ...

Webinar: Buy-Side Productivity Tools

This Thursday, December 9th, 2021 at 11:30 am ET, Integrity Research Associates will host the next in its series of live ResearchInsights webinars featuring two experienced FinTech executives to discuss ...

Will the SEC Enforcement Action Against App Annie Cool Demand for Alternative Data?

Hedge funds embraced alternative data to get market-leading insights without violating insider trading laws, so it was a shock when US regulators fined the leading provider of mobile app data ...

Goldman Sachs Provides 3rd Party Crypto Research to Clients

Last month New York-based global investment bank Goldman Sachs announced that it is providing its institutional clients with premium crypto related research reports from crypto news, data and research firm, ...
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