STAMFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MKM Partners today announced that Sagar Sheth has joined as Managing Director of Research Sales. Sagar will open and run the Chicago office and will work to expand the firm’s institutional research, sales and trading product offerings in the Midwest.

Sagar previously served as Director in Deustche Bank’s Global Markets Division where he was a top ranked Institutional Equities Salesperson covering clients across the Midwest region and abroad. He has a broad background in business development and has built a vast network of executives that stretches across the globe. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Sagar spent four years at UBS Investment Bank in the Equities Group. Sagar also held positions as an Associate Quantitative Equities Analyst at UBS Global Asset Management and as a Business Analyst in Risk Management at Morgan Stanley’s Discover Financial Services Division.

In his personal time, Sagar gives back to the community as an Adjunct Professor for IIT Stuart School of Business teaching a course on Investment Banking, Global Markets, and Hedge Funds. Sagar is also an active supporter of non-profit organizations such as the Israel Idonije Foundation, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Foundation for Educating Children with Autism.

“MKM Partners has continued to experience impressive growth across their platform,” Sagar remarked. “I am thrilled to be joining MKM at this exciting time in the firm’s evolution, and I look forward to continuing the momentum by building their business in the Midwest.”

Sagar graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with an M.B.A and also the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics. He will be based in MKM’s Chicago office.

MKM Partners CEO Richard R. Castellano said, “Sagar’s addition to MKM Partners fulfills a strategic part to our U.S. equities franchise. Sagar’s extensive experience in the U.S. equity markets and strong track record with servicing major institutional equity clients will enhance MKM’s presence in an important geography of the United States, the Midwest region.”

MKM Partners is an institutional equity research, sales and trading firm. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, with offices in New York City, Boston and across the U.S., MKM provides clients with actionable and unbiased economic, technical, derivative, event-driven and fundamental research and has trade execution abilities in U.S. and foreign equity markets and in U.S. options markets. In addition to offering timely access to its traders and analysts, MKM focuses on delivering exceptional service to institutional clients across its trading and research platforms. More information about MKM Partners can be accessed at

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