CFRA is a leading provider of independent investment research. Founded in 1994, CFRA consistently identifies actionable opportunities from which clients can gain an investment edge and avoid risk. Through a differentiated proprietary methodology blending forensic accounting and fundamental equity research, CFRA empowers sophisticated investment professionals, advisors and risk managers to uniquely analyze industries, funds and companies of their interest. CFRA’s global subscribers include the world’s leading institutional investors, wealth advisors, corporations, academics and governments.
On Oct. 1, 2016, CFRA acquired S&P Global’s Equity and Fund Research business, a leading provider of independent research and commentary with offerings focused on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds as well as sectors and industries. The Equity and Fund Research business originated in the 1920s and has amassed a worldwide base of investing clients.
The combined firm is committed to being the world’s leading independent investment research firm with 65 global analysts, authoring in-depth qualitative research on 1,500+ companies. In addition, CFRA’s quantitative research covers 20,000+ global companies. CFRA aggressively invests in its employees, product offerings and innovative technology to consistently bring enhanced value to its 2,000+ global clients.
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