Author Michael Mayhew

Mike Mayhew is one of the leading experts on the investment research industry. In addition to founding Integrity Research, Mike is on the board of directors of Investorside Research Association, the non-profit trade association for the independent research industry, and a frequent speaker on research industry trends and developments. Mike has over thirty years of research industry experience. Email:


Investment Research: The Next Big Thing

Clearly, the investment research industry is facing a number of significant challenges which call into question the commercial viability of the traditional research model.  Whether it is the pressure caused ...
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More Treats than Tricks on Wall Street in October Jobs Data

While layoffs on Wall Street rose in October, new hiring surged to the highest level seen since the first quarter.  In fact, on a number of levels, the overall employment ...

Kroll Bond Rating Recapitalizes for Growth

Kroll Bond Rating Agency recently accepted a capital infusion from existing shareholder, Wharf Street, enabling the firm to expand overseas and grow its corporate finance business.  Wharf Street now owns ...

Insider Trading Legislation Unlikely…At Least For Now

Despite the fact that SCOTUS has declined to hear an appeal of the problematic Newman insider trading decision, Capitol Hill insiders say that Congress is unlikely to pass legislation to ...

Morningstar Promotes Kapoor to President

Effective earlier this week, Chicago-based independent investment research, data and analytics firm, Morningstar promoted Kunal Kapoor to the role of President.  Kapoor has worked at the company since 1997. Recent ...

Lake Street Capital Hires Software Analyst & Institutional Sales Professional

Minneapolis-based investment bank, Lake Street Capital Markets, announced the hiring of a new enterprise software analyst and an institutional sales professional giving the firm nine publishing analysts and nine sales ...
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Research Profile: SAMR, The First Crowd Sourced Research Firm

In the past few years, crowdsourcing has become a key trend impacting the investment research business with firms like Seeking Alpha, SumZero and Estimize challenging the status quo.  However, one ...

What Research Services Do the Buy-Side Value?

In the past few months, a number of ResearchWatch authors have commented that institutional investors don’t value written research reports.  A recent study published by Greenwich Associates supports this assertion ...

Ipreo Teams Up With ONEaccess

Ipreo, a New York based financial data, technology, and analytics provider for financial services professionals, announced that it is partnering with ONEaccess, a corporate access events information vendor for institutional ...

Evercore ISI Receives Top 5 II Ranking for 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year running, boutique investment bank Evercore ISI placed in the top 5 firms according to Institutional Investor’s All-America Equity Research survey, ending in a tie for 3rd ...
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