Research Payment Plans Differ by Investor Location

Investors share their firm’s research payment plans and expectations on how that might change.


Overall there is still a significant portion of Japanese equities investors whose firm’s research payment plan is undetermined. However, in looking at the details of research payment opinions based on investor location, a more complicated picture of plans and expectations is revealed.

  • How are firms in different locations paying for research?
  • Have research payment plans changed over the past year?
  • How does investor location affect payment expectations?

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More than 1,195 investment professionals at 459 firms managing an estimated $900 Billion in Japanese equities participated in Institutional Investor’s 2019 All-Japan Research Team survey.