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Macquarie Launches New MiFID II Pricing Structure For Research

In a response to MiFID II requirements for providers of bundled research to offer more explicit pricing, Macquarie Group has launched a new research pricing structure combining an initial subscription ...

Gerson Lehrman Adds Asian Execs Plus New Video Series

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the leading expert network, hired two Asia-based executives, as it continues to expand its Asian operations.  Separately, the firm launched a new video series featuring GLG ...

Jefferies Switches Thai Distribution Partners To Increase Research Coverage

Jefferies, one the larger mid-tier investment banks, partnered with a Thai investment bank which will provide equity research coverage of Thai stocks and local brokerage for Jefferies clients.  The move ...

Société Générale Outsources Asian Equity Research To Smartkarma

Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform, has signed a distribution deal with Société Générale which will market Smartkarma’s Asian research coverage to its clients globally.  The deal signals Smartkarma’s maturation ...

Macquarie Restructures Underperforming Brokerage Unit

Macquarie Group merged its investment bank, Macquarie Securities Group, with its more successful Commodities and Financial Markets Group.  The existing head of the commodities unit will oversee the combined unit ...

Goldman Names Australia Equity Research Heads

New York-based investment bank, Goldman Sachs, has recently named three senior equity research professionals to co-head their Australia equity research business located in Melbourne and Sydney. New Co-Heads Named Earlier ...

Asian Research Aggregator Smartkarma Opens Hong Kong Office

Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform, opened a Hong Kong office and is hiring sales staff, as the firm continues to expand after receiving a capital infusion June 2016. The ...

Japanese Alternative Data Startup Nowcast Plans Consumer Stock Coverage

A Japanese alternative data startup Nowcast is shifting from calculating near-time Japanese macro statistics to using transactions data to predict sales for Japanese consumer stocks. Tokyo-based Nowcast currently uses scanner ...
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Will Research Spending Be Slammed $5 Billion By MiFID II? Probably Not.

How much will asset managers cut their research spending after new European unbundling rules go into effect?  A Financial Times article puts the amount at $5 billion.  We suspect the ...
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Smartkarma Adds Exclusive Hedge Fund Contributor

Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform, recently added a hedge fund analyst as a contributor as part of its effort to attract differentiated content to its platform. Dr. Paul Kitney ...
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