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Alok Misra

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  • Boutique M&A Advisory Firms Challenge Large Investment Banks
    Tue, Jul. 29 JPM, MC, EVR Comment!


    • Boutiques have cornered about 15% of the $4.4 billion of M&A advisory fees U.S. companies have paid so far this year.
    • If the M&A markets soften, big banks may be able to use their scale and financial muscle to put pressure on boutiques.
    • The lessons from the financial crisis of 2008 indicate that big banks may also stumble in a weak M&A environment, giving boutiques the advantage.
  • Is Cloud Adoption Increasing In Financial Services?
    Fri, Jan. 31 AMZN, CRM, GOOG 12 Comments
  • O Multitenancy: Will Thy Survive Oracle?
    Oct. 4, 2010 ORCL, CRM 6 Comments