Analyst Hub, an independent research infrastructure platform company, and DD Research, a boutique sell-side equity firm, have partnered to launch DD Research as the latest independent research provider to join Analyst Hub’s portfolio of IRPs.
DD Research provides in-depth intelligence and corporate access to understand the food industry consumer by using proprietary methods. Recognised yearly by Institutional Investor from 2007 to 2019 as a top food researcher, founder David Driscoll has 20 years of equity research experience at Citi Research where he covered US food manufacturing. Driscoll led equity coverage of all top packaged and industrial food manufacturers and his experience covers all areas of food manufacturing.
DD Research sets out to provide research developed with alternative methods to supply an understanding of the consumer and a business’ performance, as well as corporate access to the industry’s top c-suite executives.
“David is one of the deepest thinkers on the food industry that I’ve encountered in my career,” says Sam K Reed, former TreeHouse Foods President and CEO, and former Keebler CEO. “His remarkable knowledge of our space, coupled with a commitment to helping investors understand food-related businesses and larger trends, will make DD Research an indispensable source for market intelligence.”
Driscoll says: “DD Research’s mission is simple: helping clients with their investment process, and helping them understand food manufacturing.
“I’m excited to be working with Analyst Hub because their mastery of equity research sales and infrastructure means that our firm has the freedom to focus on research and enhancing our specialised methodology that will provide clients with data and analysis that they can’t get anywhere else.”
Offering outsourced infrastructure and organisational support, Analyst Hub helps sell-side analysts go into business on their own to provide institutional investors with independent insights and analysis.
“We are proud to be partnering to help launch DD Research, another example of the growth of boutique specialised research firms in a post-MiFID II world,” comments, Mike Kronenberg, Analyst Hub co-founder and CEO. “Like so many of the principals at our affiliated firms, David has seen the equity research landscape shifting and is seizing the opportunity presented by the Analyst Hub model to provide a whole new level of service and depth of insight to his clien