Browsing: Asia Pacific


Moody’s Completes Ownership of Copal Amba

Moody’s Corporation completed its acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Moody’s purchased a majority share in Copal Partners in 2011 ...

Harassing Short Ideas in India

A former analyst for short-ideas researcher Veritas Investment Research Corporation was arrested by Indian police on Friday.   The arrest came as Indian regulators are finalizing new restrictions on foreign research ...

Lower FICC Revenue Hits Top 10 Investment Banks

Revenue at the top ten investment banks slipped 5% in the first half of 2014 due to weakness in their currency, fixed income and equities businesses which were partially offset ...

Evalueserve Acquires Data Consultancy

Evalueserve, a leading Indian KPO firm, has acquired Germany-based data consultancy Beyond Data GmbH, for an undisclosed amount.   The acquisition positions Evalueserve for big data projects with clients. Beyond Data was ...

BNP Paribas Promotes Equity Research Staff in Asia

BNP Paribas promoted former research head Ken Chen to Deputy Head of Equity Cash Asia Pacific to oversee the Advisory functions, namely Research and Sales. From the press release: “Ken ...

Moody’s Acquires KPO Provider Amba Research

New York, NY – Last week global credit ratings firm, Moody’s Corp, acquired Bangalore and New York-based investment research and knowledge outsourcing provider Amba Research Services for an undisclosed sum.  ...

Jefferies’ Equity Expansion Strategy

After a near-death experience and a sale to a company that owns meat packing plants, Jefferies was written off as a contender for bulge bracket status.  This assessment may be ...

AsiaIRP’s Indie Showcase

AsiaIRP, the trade association for Asia-based independent research providers, is organizing an investor-oriented conference comprised exclusively of independent research providers.  The conference highlights the vibrancy of Asian independent research, reflected ...

Expert Networks Expand in Asia Amid Lighter Scrutiny

Hammered by the large scale US insider trading investigation and investor concerns, expert networks have found conditions outside the US to be much more favorable for their services, enabling these ...

Nomura Tries to Smooth the Waters

Nomura appointed the former head of UBS’s global equity research to run its European equity research after a major shake-up that led to nearly 20 employees being cut from its ...
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