MKM Partners is an institutional equity trading, sales, and research firm providing clients with unbiased economic, technical, derivatives, event-driven, fundamental, and quantitative analytics.

MKM is a Stamford-based firm focused on Trading, Research, Sales, Derivatives, Event Driven/Risk Arbitrage, Proprietary Studies, Capital Markets, Corporate Access, High Yield/Credit, and CSA. We are one of the largest trading firms in the U.S. and are ranked in the top tier in equity research.

You have an expert team on your side.

We have one of the largest distribution forces in the country. We handle significant order flow for a multitude of clients in the U.S. and internationally and are trained to deliver alpha to an investment process.

Michael Darda, Chief Economist/Market Strategist, leads our team of notable strategists, and is one of the most quoted and well-known economists on the Street with a global coverage span. Strategists on our team frequently appear on CNBC/Bloomberg, and they meet regularly with CIOs and CEOs of our largest clients to provide their unique data, content, and insights.

Every MKM client gets unparalleled access.

Our clients range from hedge funds, mutual funds, family offices, endowments, corporates, private equity, pension plans, RIAs, etc. Our seasoned equity sales professionals offer value-added insights on research and the markets. They liaise with the trading desk and leverage a wide array of services to identify investment opportunities for our clients.

Our niche research product empowers you with strategies that get results.

MKM Partners has a niche research product; we tend to publish first on IPOs and other capital markets activities. Quantitative Survey Group | QSG is our alternative research platform that enables us to design and deliver high-quality customized/proprietary research for our clients. Our studies are designed to specifically answer critical strategic and tactical questions about current consumer sentiment as well as behavior/near-term spending intentions. We have more than 200 active surveys covering over 400 companies.