Almeida appoints research head

Almeida Capital Limited, the private equity research and advisory firm, has appointed Chris Davison as head of research. He is responsible for developing Almeida’s research function. Almeida produces country overviews, sector analysis and market surveys for hundreds of leading institutional investors, private equity firms and service providers. The research complements Almeida’s online information service, which operates under the AltAssets brand.

Davison joins from Bridge News, the information service, where he managed a team of 30 researchers and journalists across Europe and was responsible for coverage of all European economics and financial news and for co-coordinating the company’s global financial news output. Prior to Bridge, Davidson was at Knight Ridder, the information service provider.