December 2023 - New York, NY – Seaport Research Partners (SRP), an innovative sell-side equity research platform for top ranked Wall Street analysts, has gained momentum and announced several new additions.  At SRP, franchise analysts provide exclusive investment research and exclusive offerings to a limited audience. Since its formation in 2021, the SRP research team has grown to 26 senior analysts and strategists covering 9 sectors and over 50 industries.

SRP’s most recent additions to its research team include: 

•     Vitaly Umansky, Senior Analyst covering Global Gaming & Casino’s – formerly with AB Bernstein (formerly Sanford C. Bernstein)

•     Aaron Kessler, CFA, Senior Analyst covering Internet – previously with Raymond James  

•     Jeff Cantwell, CFA, Senior Analyst covering FinTech – previously with Wells Fargo & Guggenheim

SRP’s most recent additions to its Equity platform sales team include: 

•     Dave LaBahn, Senior Sales – previously with KeyBanc Capital Markets

•     Cody McGrath, Senior Sales– previously with Stephens and SMB Nikko   

“SRP solves for many of the monetization and attribution shortfalls plaguing strong analysts in traditional sell-side models. We are having a lot of fun building a team of such high caliber, really intelligent and successful individuals seeking change. Our platform is increasingly attracting top producers and buy-side customers alike and has momentum.” says Tim Arthurs, Co-Head of SRP.

“I am thrilled to join the team at Seaport Research Partners, one of the fastest growing and innovative equity platforms on the street. The critical mass of research, sales and trading talent that SRP has assembled, with a focus on research and client service provides a terrific opportunity to continue to grow my gaming franchise. I look forward to being a part of this exciting, growth – focused environment.” ~ Vitaly Umansky

“This firm is made up of very talented individuals that have an entrepreneurial spirit, with real franchises and deep relationships. SRP empowers its partners to put clients first and create/distribute the highest quality product offerings possible. We are just getting started.” ~ Cody McGrath

About Seaport Research Partners
Seaport Research Partners (SRP) is an innovative equity research platform where highly regarded analysts provide exclusive investment research to a limited audience. Tailored sales coverage, deep bespoke analysis and high-quality, alpha-generating content give Seaport clients an edge, along with multi-sector and industry-specific conferences, C-level marketing and interactive expert events.

SRP operates as both a registered investment advisor and a broker dealer as a division of Seaport Global Securities (SGS). SGS brings established global client relationships with over 4,000 opened institutional accounts, 210 senior salespeople & traders across the cap structure, asset management, global equity and debt capital markets, a full suite of corporate access services including multi-sector and sector-specific conferences, fixed income & derivatives research, and investment banking.

Justin Cable
Seaport Research Partners

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