Neil Bathon, founder of Fuse Research Network, has big plans for the research shop.

In an interview with Money Management Executive, Bathon, who described FUSE as a "business concierge" that combines ongoing market intelligence with custom consulting support, said his master plan is to be the AMG or Natixis of the service side of the investment business in terms of bringing together firms that have synergy-either through partnership or equity participation.

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