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Fitch Buys Policy Research Firm GeoQuant

07/05/2022
Fitch completed the acquisition of GeoQuant, which uses artificial intelligence to predict geopolitical and country risk.  The acquisition follows Fitch Venture’s lead role in financing GeoQuant’s $4.5 million Series A ...
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IRP 22V Research Hires Head of Technical Strategy

10/20/2021
New York based independent research boutique, 22V Research recently announced that former Institutional Investor ranked technical analyst, John Roque has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director and Head of ...

Piper Sandler Acquires IRP Cornerstone Macro

10/18/2021
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 ...

CFRA Acquires Policy Research Firm Washington Analysis

10/04/2021
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, ...
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The Policy Impact of the 2020 US Election

10/19/2020
This Thursday, October 22nd at 11:00 am ET, Integrity Research Associates will host the second in its series of live ResearchInsights webinars featuring four experienced policy analysts to share their ...
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RANE Network Acquires Geopolitical Research Provider Strafor

02/06/2020
Boston-based risk intelligence firm RANE Network, recently announced it has acquired Stratfor, a leading geopolitical research provider based in Austin Texas.  Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. RANE’s ...

Hedge Fund Settles Washington DC Insider Trading Case

05/14/2018
Last week hedge fund, Visium Asset Management agreed to pay more than $10 million to settle SEC insider trading charges that it had traded drug company stocks based on inside ...
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Political Intelligence Consultant on Trial for Providing Insider Tips

04/23/2018
Over the past few weeks, David Blaszczak, a former U.S. government employee who has developed a reputation for providing “political intelligence” to hedge funds has been on trial for passing ...
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Currency Research Firm Exante Advisors Hires Policy Analyst

11/09/2017
Exante Advisors, the FX research firm founded by Nomura’s former head of fixed income research, is adding an expert in trade policy according to an open letter from founder Jens ...

US Gov’t Charges Insider Trading Against Providers & Users of Political Intelligence

06/26/2017
Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC brought indictments against political intelligence analyst David Blaszczak, a current CMS executive, and two hedge fund analysts for allegedly using ...
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