PIA Launches Independent Research Service

The UK-based company is making its new PIA-First service, which delivers research via the Web, available for a free trial in June. After this, the company will charge firms for the service according to asset class coverage and number of users, says founder and director Max Knudsen.

The PIA team comprises three directors—Knudsen, Steve Lucas and Alan Collins. Each has more than 20 years' experience, most recently working together for the past seven years at Dresdner Kleinwort as head of the te