The increase in insider-information lawsuits that occurred after the Great Recession adversely impacted this industry. Specifically, clients pulled back their usage of industry services due to regulatory uncertainty and increased government oversight. As a consequence, industry revenue sharply decreased in 2012. However, higher corporate profit and vibrant stock market activity since then has led to demand recovering from this low point. The next five years are expected to be brighter for the industry. Rising corporate profit and stabilizing stock market trends will push many investors to ramp up investment activity, resulting in increased industry demand.
Companies in this industry act as intermediaries between industry experts and entities that need industry expert information.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.