1) Given the potential conflict of interest between Security Analysts, and the Investment Bankers working for the same firm - what are the potential solutions that exist to remedy the situation?
2) Are they ethically bound to work together in the best interest of their clients?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 1, 2020, 7:49 pm ad1c9bdddf
Interrelated work between security analysts and investment bankers:
From the business point of view work of both security analyst and Investment Banker is interrelated. If investment bankers recommend to a corporate client that stocks and/or bonds be sold to raise capital, then the investment bank will also distribute, market, and sell the securities. Through their analysis and recommendations, security analysts often play a key role in the marketing of new security offerings. In addition, through their contact with corporate senior management, security analysts can also play a significant role in generating new corporate finance clients for the investment banking firm.
The inherent nature of work leading to conflict if both working for same firm:
Security Analysts, and the Investment ...
The solution discusses the conflict of interest between security analyst and investment bankers.