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Fideres is pleased to announce that, following the publication by The Guardian of its research into excessively priced Covid-19 travel tests, several organisations including the UK government have launched investigations.On 31st July, a Guardian article spotlit Fideres’s findings that the government website which lists prices and providers for Covid-19...

Fideres responds to the Competition and Markets Authority's consultation on its annual plan for 2020/21The CMA’s annual plan makes important strides into the future, but falls short in the following key areas:Digital Markets and algorithmic price fixingWhistleblower rewardsMerger assessment and labour marketsPharmaceutical PricingData availabilityWe believe...

Fideres’ research on possible municipal bond mispricing was covered today by Bloomberg. The research analysed the pricing of municipal bonds (Muni Bonds) and found that underwriters systematically misprice them. The results illustrated that between 2006 and 2016 municipal bond issuers may have overpaid up to...

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently covered Fideres' recent research on price increases of generic drugs as part of a full examination of the pharmaceutical industry. Alberto Thomas, founding parter at Fideres, is quoted as describing the price increases as occurring "without any meaningful increases in the costs...

Fideres’ research on generic drug pricing was covered today by Bloomberg. The research analysed price increases for individual generic drugs among different manufacturers and the timings of these price increases. The coverage of Fideres' work comes as the Department of Justice continues their investigation into...

Labaton and Hausfeld have filed a class action in the U.S. alleging a conspiracy in the Supranational, Sub-sovereign and Agency bonds (SSA) market.  Fideres' analysis has been included in the complaint. More information on this case can be found in the news articles from Bloomberg and Reuters....

Fideres research has been reported on by Bloomberg, Reuters and a number of other news organisations. The research found evidence of systemic under-pricing in the bond market, potentially costing bond issuers as much as $18 billion. To read the articles, please click here for Reuters and click here...