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:


Washington Takes Aim at Political Intelligence Biz, Again

Recently, bi-partisan legislation was introduced on Capitol Hill to reign in the activities of political intelligence firms – similar to other bills that have been introduced over the past few ...

Hedge Funds Drowning in Withdrawals After Dismal 1st Qtr Performance

Following a 1st Qtr performance which ranks as the worst since 2008, hedge funds have now experienced historically high withdrawals over the past two quarters as investors conclude that funds ...

Morningstar Experiences Flat 1st Quarter 2016

Last week, Chicago-based independent research, data and analytics firm, Morningstar, Inc. (MORN) reported flat performance for the 1st Qtr of 2016 with net income slipping to $28.7 mln or 67 ...

McGraw-Hill to Sell J.D. Power to XIO Group

New York City based McGraw-Hill Financial recently agreed to sell its customer satisfaction survey provider, J.D. Power for $1.1 bln to London-based private equity firm, XIO Group.  The deal is ...
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ValuEngine Offers Money Management On Top Of Research

Recently, Melbourne Florida-based quantitative research firm ValuEngine, formed a separate registered investment advisory firm called ValuEngine Capital Management to provide investment management services to retail clients based on ValuEngine’s time ...
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Wall Street Layoffs Flat While Hiring Dips in March

Layoffs on Wall Street remained relatively flat in March for the third consecutive month, while new hiring slipped lower from already depressed levels reflecting continued caution on the part of ...

Morgan Stanley & Maxim Group Provide Best US Trade Ideas According to TIM Group

According to UK-based TIM Group, Morgan Stanley topped bulge bracket investment banks in 2015 with an average return of 1.56% per trade idea based on 4300 US trade ideas.  Maxim ...

Are You On Wall Street’s Secret Preferred Client List?

As we wrote on Friday, news recently leaked out about Citigroup’s secret “Focus Five” list of top clients that get preferred treatment from the bank’s equity research department.  While this ...

Global Asset Flows Slow in 2015

According to a new report published by Morningstar, a Chicago-based investment research, data and analytics firm, worldwide asset flows into mutual fund and exchange traded products slowed more than 30% ...

Number of Hedge Funds Shrink in the 4th Quarter

According to Hedge Fund Research, more hedge funds were shuttered in the 4th Qtr of 2015 than at any time since the financial crisis and outstripping the number of new ...
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