Settlement Firms Confirm Choices


The three remaining banks covered by the Global Analyst Research Settlement revealed their choices for independent research providers last week.

Piper Jaffray, which is spending $7.5 million on independent research over the next five years, chose five companies: New York-based Buckingham Research Group; Morningstar; Renaissance Capital, which specializes in IPO-related research; Standard & Poor’s; and Zacks Investment Research.

Credit Suisse First Boston chose S&P, Renaissance Capital and BNY