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For Independent Boutique Hedgeye Being Unorthodox Pays Off

Hedgeye Risk Management, which celebrated its tenth anniversary this month, has grown to be one of the larger research boutiques through an unconventional business plan that includes retail distribution and ...

ASX Issuer-Paid Research Under Scrutiny

A longstanding Australian Securities Exchange program which pays brokers to cover small-cap issuers has received negative media coverage in the wake of a scandal involving one of the covered companies. ...

Australian Regulator Censures Boutique After Implementing Tougher Research Regulations

The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial markets regulator, forced a small mining research firm which provides issuer-paid research as well as corporate advisory services to strengthen ...

Scandinavian Banks Turn to Issuer Sponsored Research as MiFID II Solution

Oslo-based bank, DNB has recently announced that it plans to offer “issuer sponsored” research as a way to finance the production of research for uncovered or under covered companies and ...

Sidoti Launches Dedicated Website for Issuer Paid Research

After launching company sponsored research last April, small cap specialist Sidoti & Company has created a separate website to promote the research.  The number of companies under coverage has grown ...

State Street Global Advisors Launches Kensho ETFs

State Street Global Advisors, sponsor of the popular SPDR series of ETFs, initiated three SPDR ETFs based on indices developed by alternative data firm Kensho Technologies. The three new ETFs, ...

Will MiFID II Lead RPs To Start Up Funds?

With MiFID II slated to be rolled out next week, the question many research providers are asking is how they can prove their worth to buy-side clients who now need ...

European Exchanges Add Issuer-Paid Research

Anticipating a decline in small-cap research coverage in the wake of MiFID II’s unbundling provisions, Deutsche Börse and Borsa Italiana are promoting issuer-paid research for listed companies. Germany & Italy ...

Macro Research Firm Rebrands & Launches Fund

Investment strategy research firm Ekins Guinness has rebranded with the backing of the CEO of Guinness Asset Management, while launching a UCITs fund derived from its research methodology. Tim Guinness, ...

MKM Partners Rebrands and Expands Survey Offering

MKM Partners, an independent research, sales and trading firm based in Stamford, Connecticut, has invested in its custom survey group to create a differentiated investment research offering.  MKM’s Quantitative Survey ...
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