About Us

KEEPING YOU INFORMED OF TOMORROW

Every day brings a new selection of investment challenges and opportunities. Through GHI’S unique combination of expertise utilized by a wide range of research analysts, we work thoroughly to anticipate and advance what the future will bring.

GHI applies a cooperative insight with a large number of specialists to help keep our clients at the forefront of investment change.

Focusing On Long-Term Success

From the beginning, the drastic change in the landscape of research provider has been our challenge. GHI focuses the full scope of research through a network of dedicated professionals with a broad expertise to make a difference for our clients.

Independence

GHI provide comprehensive, unconflicted research-only (no execution) coverage of hundreds of European mid and large cap stocks.

Discipline

The quality and rigour of our research process are the foundations for our independent idea generation. We offer a clean, pure-research approach to mainly European Equities and apply our transparent, disciplined valuation model across all stocks consistently to help identify investment risks and opportunities.

Dedicated Services

Our easy-to-use, technology-enabled tools allow us to tailor our resources around clients’ investment focus and workflow so they can get the most relevant and timely input from us. A dedicated relationship manager maximizes value by facilitating a two-way dialogue with our team on key areas of interest.

 

The Team

On average, GHI’s research analysts possess an average 15 years of sell-side experience, and many have extensive prior experience in the industries they now cover. In addition, many of the analysts in our network have earned their CFA or other professional designation.

RENE KOCH

Rene worked in various industrial sectors as an Investor on behalf of HNWI. This brought him to the necessity of using equity researchers for the evaluation of small and medium-sized companies in Germany in Switzerland as well as in Austria, where most of the investments on behalf of customers were made. This gave him access to a large network of equity research analysts, which he utilize and comes together at GHI.

THOMAS JACKSON

Thomas has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Thomas has been instrumental in building GHI’s proprietary valuation models and writes the Portfolio Selector report and other publications. As a Senior Analyst, Thomas covers a wide range of equities. Thomas is a CFA charter-holder.

RICHARD ANDERSON

Richard has over 20 years of experience in Equity markets. During his time in various international Banks, he was working for their successful Equities division. Having originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Richard is passionate about equity ownership and working alongside other entrepreneurs to help build and develop their businesses

FRANK GRIFFIN

Frank covers the Pharmaceutical, Insurance and various sectors. Prior to joining GHI, Frank spent 4 years as a research analyst at Alliance & Leicester and Frank is also a CFA charter holder.

ROBERT WAGNER

Robert has a passion for wealth management and international structuring and has assisted many international high/ultra net worth Individuals, with structuring and managing their investments, mainly in Germany and Switzerland.

TONY WILLIAMS

Tony began as a fund manager with Bear Stearns Companies in 1996. After 8 years on the 'Buy' side covering a number of different sectors, including small and medium sized companies in Europe, mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland, he moved to HBOS, initially as a Utility Analyst, latterly adding European Equity to the brief. After 3 years covering Business Services and Industrial companies Tony moved to the team at Fortis, covering the continental European Market mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

DANIEL THOMPSON

Daniel has covered oil and gas companies for 4 years, prior to that Daniel was at at Salomon Smith Barney and HSBC where he co-covered European, mainly French and Swiss small and medium-sized companies. Daniel holds an MA in International Economics, Finance from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

HANS FISCHER

Hans has 32 years experience in the financial services industry, both as a financial adviser & and equity researcher. Hans having held numerous senior management positions in various leading financial institutions and banks based in Germany, Switzerland and in the UK.

MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ

Michael joined GHI to cover European stocks with a digital theme. Previously he worked five years the HSBC and gained two years experience as utility researcher. Michael holds a first class MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University.

HERBERT MAYER

Herbert has over 18 years experience covering the European industrials sector. He started in equity research in 1998, initially covering the European retail sector. Herbert holds a BSc in Mathematics from London University.

The Team

On average, GHI’s research analysts possess an average 15 years of sell-side experience, and many have extensive prior experience in the industries they now cover. In addition, many of the analysts in our network have earned their CFA or other professional designation.

RENE KOCH

Rene worked in various industrial sectors as an Investor on behalf of HNWI. This brought him to the necessity of using equity researchers for the evaluation of small and medium-sized companies in Germany in Switzerland as well as in Austria, where most of the investments on behalf of customers were made. This gave him access to a large network of equity research analysts, which he utilize and comes together at GHI.

THOMAS JACKSON

Thomas has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Thomas has been instrumental in building GHI’s proprietary valuation models and writes the Portfolio Selector report and other publications. As a Senior Analyst, Thomas covers a wide range of equities. Thomas is a CFA charter-holder.

RICHARD ANDERSON

Richard has over 20 years of experience in Equity markets. During his time in various international Banks, he was working for their successful Equities division. Having originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Richard is passionate about equity ownership and working alongside other entrepreneurs to help build and develop their businesses

FRANK GRIFFIN

Frank covers the Pharmaceutical, Insurance and various sectors. Prior to joining GHI, Frank spent 4 years as a research analyst at Alliance & Leicester and Frank is also a CFA charter holder.

ROBERT WAGNER

Robert has a passion for wealth management and international structuring and has assisted many international high/ultra net worth Individuals, with structuring and managing their investments, mainly in Germany and Switzerland.

TONY WILLIAMS

Tony began as a fund manager with Bear Stearns Companies in 1996. After 8 years on the 'Buy' side covering a number of different sectors, including small and medium sized companies in Europe, mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland, he moved to HBOS, initially as a Utility Analyst, latterly adding European Equity to the brief. After 3 years covering Business Services and Industrial companies Tony moved to the team at Fortis, covering the continental European Market mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

DANIEL THOMPSON

Daniel has covered oil and gas companies for 4 years, prior to that Daniel was at at Salomon Smith Barney and HSBC where he co-covered European, mainly French and Swiss small and medium-sized companies. Daniel holds an MA in International Economics, Finance from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

HANS FISCHER

Hans has 32 years experience in the financial services industry, both as a financial adviser & and equity researcher. Hans having held numerous senior management positions in various leading financial institutions and banks based in Germany, Switzerland and in the UK.

MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ

Michael joined GHI to cover European stocks with a digital theme. Previously he worked five years the HSBC and gained two years experience as utility researcher. Michael holds a first class MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University.

HERBERT MAYER

Herbert has over 18 years experience covering the European industrials sector. He started in equity research in 1998, initially covering the European retail sector. Herbert holds a BSc in Mathematics from London University.
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