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Research Analysis

Harnessing your analysis skills

Within the investment industry, research analysis forms the basis of both credit and equity analysis roles. Collecting data about investable companies, analysing the material, and building earnings models to conduct valuations is essential in making recommendations to portfolio managers and/or clients through evaluation reports and presentations. 

Here we look at how you can optimise your analytical skills by looking at analysing bonds and risk, as well as assessing how investment performance or management performance can deliver results.



Alex Edmans - may contain lies

Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance, London Business School investigates how the data that people base their decisions on isn’t always accurate.



Defaults, dividends and diligence disasters - Understanding covenants in leveraged finance

Understanding the terminology surrounded covenant terms can be tricky. Join Sabrina Fox, Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association as she explains how to navigate through it.



The global research revolution - what you need to know

With investment research budgets shrinking, and new rules coming into place, research needs a rethink – but what does this mean for investors?



Statistical biases in private equity returns

IRR’s are a key measure for private equity investors – but they can be biased. Learn how these biases work and how to identify their effects.

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