Kevin W. McCarthy, CFA
Six Landmark Square, Suite 720
Stamford, CT 06901
- Phone 203-276-5663
August 30, 2017
August 28, 2017
Before joining Vertical Research Partners in 2016, I knew the firm by reputation, and it is one of research excellence. Vertical’s entrepreneurial platform facilitates creation of high quality research delivered to our institutional clients with excellent service – a powerful combination and a compelling value proposition. At Vertical I am proud to work with the best research minds on the sell-side for some of the best investment minds on the buy-side.
Kevin W. McCarthy is a Partner at Vertical Research Partners covering the Global Chemicals Industry, wherein he focuses on producers of commodity and specialty chemicals. Kevin joined Vertical Research Partners in May 2016 after a 16-year tenure at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was most recently a Managing Director. Before leaving BAML in 2015, Kevin was ranked by Institutional Investor in every year since 2006. He was ranked the #1 Chemical stock picker by the Wall Street Journal in 2012, 2006 and 2005. He was also ranked #1 of 47 chemical industry analysts by Thomson Reuters/Starmine for earnings estimate accuracy in 2015 and in the top 3 every year since 2006.
Kevin earned a B.A. with a double major in Chemistry and Economics from the University of Virginia in 1989, and an MBA in 1998 from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma in recognition of highest academic distinction. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000. Kevin and his wife, Katerina, have two children and reside in New York City. When not engaged in his investment research work, Kevin remains busy keeping up with his children’s activities, sports, traveling and charitable commitments.