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:

Banco Santander Names New Head of Equity Research

In a surprise move, Banco Santander recently promoted Jesus Gomez to head the equity research division at its brokerage business, replacing Mariano Colmenar, who is leaving the bank, according to ...

Goldman Cuts 100 More in 3rd Round of Layoffs This Year

According to a filing with the New York Department of Labor, Goldman Sachs is planning to cut another 98 employees within the next few months marking the third round of ...

Morningstar Hires Nomura’s Head of CMBS Research

Last week, Chicago-based data, research and analytics firm – Morningstar, Inc. – hired Nomura’s head of CMBS research to lead the structured finance initiatives of its credit ratings group. Morningstar’s New ...

Visium Implodes & Exec Commits Suicide Following News of SEC Investigation

This past week has been traumatic for the staff at hedge fund Visium Asset Management as the firm announced it would be winding down, and as a key executive committed ...

GMO Cuts Fundamental Research Team And Shifts To Quantitative Research

Recently, Boston-based asset management firm, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO), delivered pink slips to almost 10% of its global staff of 650 employees, according to a research report ...

SEC Charges Former Gov’t Official and Hedge Fund Manager in $32 mln Insider Trading Case

The SEC announced recently that it had charged a former government official and two hedge fund managers for using deceptive means to collect and trade on material nonpublic information from ...

HSBC Lays off Staff as Firm Restructures Investment Bank

In the past few weeks, HSBC said it was cutting several dozen senior investment-banking positions as part of the firm's ongoing plan to reduce costs across the company.  In addition, the ...

Janney Experiences Shuffle in Research and Sales

Recently, Philadelphia-based Janney Montgomery Scott dropped coverage of all gambling stocks as its casino and hotel analyst left the firm.  Additionally, the firm’s MLP analyst also departed.  However, the firm ...
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Wall Street Layoffs and Hiring Dip in May

Despite a sharp dip in layoffs in May, job prospects on Wall Street remain weak as new hiring slips to the lowest level seen since January reflecting continued reticence on ...

Morningstar Buys Fixed-Income Analytics Firm

Morningstar, a Chicago-based investment research, data and analytics firm, announced in a press release recently that it had purchased fixed-income analytics provider, InvestSoft Technology.  Terms of the deal were not ...
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