Defining Best Practice in Research Procurement

See draft agenda here and register here

The investment research industry has undergone a revolution in Europe. Many changes have been good for market efficiency but asset managers also point to negative consequences for the end investor and the industry. How can the US market benefit from the positive trends while ensuring it avoids the pitfalls? Will a global standard of best practice emerge? Now that some US firms have decided to pay for research themselves will we see the rapid shift that happened in Europe in 2017?

400 buy and sellside delegates joined us in London in November 2018 for a day of high quality debate and analysis. We now move to New York to focus on best practices for the buy and sellside – and what the American end investor should make of it all. If US-based asset managers adopt a transparent approach to research procurement will they avoid the European shift to paying for research out of their own resources?

Join us on the 12th June at the Metropolitan Club, New York, to hear industry leaders from the US and Europe discuss the direction and pace of change for the US investment research industry. Panels will cover balancing costs and the need for quality research, research valuation and budgeting, the changes in providers’ business models and their products, corporate access, and operational best practices.

Speakers include:

 Alex Andronov, Global Head of Business Development, Global Research, HSBC

 Elen Callahan, COO Global Debt Research, Deutsche Bank

 Kevin Coleman, CEO, Coleman Research

 Evan Fire, Chief Information & Operations Officer, Pzena Investment Management

Amrish Ganatra, CEO, Commcise

Margaret Hadley, Director, Market Solutions Group – Broker Relations, Balyasny Asset Management

Marc Harris, Head of Research, Evercore ISI

Robin Hodgkins, President, Castine LLC

Stuart Howard, Head of Investment Management Operations, Invesco

Roberta Howett, Research Manager, Man GLG

Michael Hufton, Founder & Managing Director, ingage IR

Howell Jackson, James S. Reid Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard University

 Michael Mayhew, Chairman, Integrity Research Associates

 Sarah Jane Mahmud, Senior Policy Analyst, Financial Services, Bloomberg

 John E. Pflieger, Jr., Global Head of External Research Services, T. Rowe Price

 Henry Price, CEO, Red Deer

 Oliver Pratley, Operations Manager, Invesco

 Cath Rawcliffe, Vice President, Singletrack

 Scott Rosen, CEO, Visible Alpha

Vicky Sanders, Co-Founder, RSRCHX

Indy Sarker, CEO, ANALEC

Terence Sinclair, Global Franchise Director, Citi Research

Neil Scarth, Principal, Frost Consulting

Pamela Torres, General Counsel, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs*

Cari Walker, Chief Business Development Officer, CorpAxe

Adam Wreglesworth, Wholesale Conduct Policy, FCA*

Warren Yeh, Head of US, Smartkarma*


See draft agenda here