Browsing: Forensic Research/Short Ideas


CFRA Buys S&P’s Global Research Business

Independent forensic research firm, CFRA, recently announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Equity and Fund Research business.  The terms of the ...
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Activist Shorts Research Sold To Activist Insight

Activist Shorts Research, an independent research firm dedicated to tracking activist short-sellers such as Muddy Waters Research or Citron Research, has been acquired by London-based Activist Insight, a news and ...
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How A Short & Shout Researcher Morphed Into Long/Short Hedge Fund

Dubai-based Suhail Capital is a research-driven equity long/short hedge fund, which often publicizes its research on short ideas.  Founder Akram Annous was a prop trader for a regional bank in ...

Short Ideas Provider Muddy Waters Attracts Outside Investors While Shifting To Fixed Income

Short and shout researcher Carson Block of Muddy Waters hired a PIMCO credit analyst for his new hedge fund affiliate, Muddy Waters Capital.  The move signals a new activist strategy ...
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New Short Ideas Providers Profit From Worsened Market Conditions

Volatility in 2015 was a petri dish for new short ideas providers, with three new firms making an entrance, according to Activist Shorts Research, which tracks activist short sellers. The ...

Veritas Analyst Vindicated on Valeant Short Call

It took 14 months, but a gutsy sell on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. by an analyst at short ideas provider Veritas Investment Research finally paid off. But not before the ...
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New Constructs Launches IPO Research Coverage

Last week, independent research firm New Constructs, launched IPO research with coverage of health club membership provider Planet Fitness (PLNT).  The big difference with this new service is that New ...

Naysaying the Naysayers

The following is a guest article by Adam Kommel and Joe Babler of Activist Shorts Research, which tracks activist short sellers.  The article is excerpted from a clients-only quarterly report ...

Veritas Named in $41 Million Defamation Suit

Forensic research firm Veritas Investment Research was named as a defendant in a $41 million defamation suit involving a negative report it issued on Canadian lending firm Callidus Capital Corp. ...

Tougher Times In Shortsville

An article in The New York Times highlights the difficult market for short investors, a problem which is affecting forensic research firms and other research firms which generate short ideas.  ...
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