STAMFORD Conn., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MKM Partners today announced that Megan McGrath, CFA, has joined as an Executive Director in its Equity Research department to cover homebuilding and building products companies. She will be based in MKM's Stamford headquarters. Mrs. McGrath spent almost 10 years at Barclays Capital (Lehman Brothers), most recently as a Senior Analyst and Associate Director in the Homebuilding and Building Products sector. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Analyst covering the Media Services sector and as a Research Associate covering the Imaging Technology sector. Mrs. McGrath has an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics and French from Washington & Lee University.
"I am excited to join the MKM Partners team and look forward to contributing to the company's well-respected and growing institutional franchise," Megan remarked. "I especially look forward to teaming with MKM's Chief Economist Michael Darda, whose highly regarded economic research will provide an invaluable complement to fundamental company research in the homebuilding sector."
"Megan's intellectual capital enhances the firm's ability to generate alpha for our institutional clients," MKM Partners CEO Richard R. Castellano said, "especially as we navigate the beginning turn in the housing industry. Megan is a welcomed addition to our franchise."
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Richard R. Castellano, CEO
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