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Tricumen Approaches: Corporate Coverage

Corporate Coverage: In this document we examine some generic models used by banks in the coverage of corporate clients.  Contact us for more details and data on the specific models used by individual banks and their effectiveness. The Tricumen Approaches series provides high level insights into issues such as: how banks organise themselves for a […]

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Theme: Muni Market

Muni Market Resilience: why the sell side headcount matters In the not-too-distant past, various market observers predicted a wave of municipal bond defaults in 2011; the famous ex-bank analyst Meredith Whitney went further than most, expecting ‘hundreds of billions of dollars worth’ [of defaults] in the past year. This, of course, would have caused a […]

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Banks: RBS restructuring

RBS restructuring plays on its strengths in capital markets Tricumen reviews the restructuring announced by Royal Bank of Scotland on 12 January 2012 and compares the bank’s profitability in the main FICC areas with those of Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, and UBS.

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Theme: Revenue & VIX

Revenue & VIX Many of the banks we cover state ‘volatility’ (or the lack of it) as the reason for underperformance and/or higher cost of hedging. It would take a brave analyst to predict that ‘volatility’ will diminish anytime soon so we wonder: are any of ‘our’ banks unusually effective at generating revenue in these […]

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Tricumen Overview

Brief overview of Tricumen Limited

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Sector: Capital Markets 3Q11 update

Performance of the Top 11 Investment Banks in 3rd Quarter 2011 Tricumen today publishes its Investment Banking sector update for 3Q 2011, comprising granular analysis of product revenue for the Top 11 global Investment Banks.

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Turrets Media Coverage

An article featuring Tricumen’s work with BT plc to help define the needs of traders and salespeople for the next generation of dealer board.

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