David Chermont & Claire Barbaret quoted on recent debate over sponsored research


« The inexorable rise of passive management is playing a key role in weighing on the activity of brokers and their research offer, » explain David Chermont and Claire Barbare, directors of Inbound Capital, an international investor relations consulting firm for Small and Midcaps. « Brokers who produce corporate-paid research on the one hand and restrict its dissemination to their investors on the other hand are not fulfilling the mission of ‘evangelizing’ sponsored research and, moreover, they get paid twice: this seems shocking to us« , develop David Chermont and Claire Barbaret.