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Mike Mayo

author Image Mike Mayo is a banking and finance analyst with CLSA, a global boutique brokerage firm, and author of the book “Exile on Wall Street: One Analyst’s Fight to Save the Big Banks From Themselves” (John Wiley & Sons, 2011).

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Area of Expertise: banking/finance

Books: "Exile on Wall Street" (John Wiley and Sons, 2011)

Topics Presented in Speeches: "Reclaiming Capitalism"

Email: mike.mayo@clsa.com


One of the top-ranked banking and finance analysts for the past 20 years, Mike Mayo has worked at Wall Street firms including UBS, Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse, Prudential Securities, and Deutsche Bank. He is currently at Credit Agricole Securities, which provides services in the U.S. for CLSA, a global boutique brokerage firm. In 2008, Fortune named him one of the “8 Who Saw the Crisis Coming.” Mayo was the only analyst to testify during Senate Banking Committee hearings in 2002 on conflicts of interest on Wall Street. In 2010, he again testified as the first analyst following the roster of bank CEOs speaking before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission on the causes of the crisis.

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  1. Stock Strategies »

    An Insider’s Look at Brokerage Research

    Executives pressure analysts to publish positive commentary, but there are warning signs individual investors can identify.

    July 2012 | Journal