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Inconsistency of Ratings a Stumbling Block to Using ESG Data

According to a global survey of more than 1,000 investors about their attitudes and approaches toward ESG published by Capital Group, over half of those surveyed believe that a lack ...

Piper Sandler Acquires IRP Cornerstone Macro

Minneapolis-based regional investment bank, Piper Sandler (NYSE: PIPR), recently announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire independent research boutique, Cornerstone Macro, for an undisclosed sum. Recently Announced Deal Investment ...

Weak Wall Street Jobs Outlook in September

The Wall Street employment picture was weak in September 2021 as layoffs rose following an extremely low level of layoffs in the prior month.  Simultaneously, new hiring plans plunged In ...

CFRA Acquires Policy Research Firm Washington Analysis

CFRA, the New York-based independent research firm that acquired S&P’s equity research business five years ago, recently announced that it has acquired highly rated independent policy research firm, Washington Analysis, ...

Wall Street Events Rise Modestly in Late Summer

Corporate event data vendor, Wall Street Horizon, recently reported that the number of Wall Street oriented conferences, roadshows, analyst meetings and company conference calls rose a modest 5.5% in July ...

ESG Tipping Point: Marketing Jargon Morphs into Real World Regulatory Risk

The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting ( which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases.  August 26, 2021, the day US and ...

ExtractAlpha Identifies Trading Signal from New Constructs “Core Earnings” Data

Hong Kong-based independent research firm ExtractAlpha recently published a white paper on IRP and data provider New Constructs’ proprietary Core Earnings metric, and identified a trading signal from this data ...

Analyst Hub Adds Strategy & Policy Research Firm 22V Research to Platform

Last week, Analyst Hub, the New York-based “research infrastructure as a service” platform, announced that recently launched 22V Research, a research boutique focused on investment strategy, Washington Policy, and macroeconomic analysis, ...

Expert Network Atheneum Raises $150 mln to build out Research Platform

Berlin-based expert network, Atheneum Partners, recently closed a $150 mln funding round led by Guidepost Growth Equity, Crosslantic Capital Management and Vogel Communications Group, among others.  Funding is expected to ...

Wolfe Research Adds II Ranked Metals & Mining Analyst

New York based equity research boutique, Wolfe Research, recently announced that Institutional Investor-ranked Metals and Mining analyst, Timna Tanners will be joining the firm in the early 4th Qtr, 2021. Newest ...
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