We explore the equity market’s changing competitive dynamics, the trading and investment process, OMS/EMS usage, TCA, algorithmic trading, liquidity sourcing, and regulation.
Our independent 3rd-party analyses form the basis for senior sell-side management to benchmark their client businesses, identify revenue opportunities, assess service quality, and optimize allocation of resources.
Trading is now a highly complex and data-driven activity. U.S. equity markets comprise dozens of execution venues, each with different liquidity characteristics, order types, fee structures, and latency differentials.
U.S. equity commission wallets are down almost 50% since their peak in 2009. This presents challenges for brokers in terms of lower revenue and profitability, causing many to rethink their business models.
In every industry, data analysis is becoming a key competitive differentiator. Online retailers track users and clicks, shipping companies optimize logistics and in finance, just about every piece of information has a data value assigned to it.
In this 2019 Deal Makers Sentiment Survey, we explore M&A and capital market outlooks, examining expectations across industry and region and highlighting the key concerns and drivers for the next 12 months.