TCL Associates Recruits American Equity Researchers

Tokyo, Japan (PressExposure) October 14, 2013 -- TCL Associates announces the hiring of three Americans; Howard Richardson, Hugh Griffin, and Graham Meyers. The new hires will be based in Tokyo, but will focus on different sectors and indices in the United States. The new hires will be effective Monday September 16th.

Howard Richardson will focus on small and mid-cap mutual funds. He joins TCL Associates from Merrill Lynch, where he worked for eight years of buy side trading experience. Prior to that he was an analyst at JP Morgan. He obtained his undergraduate degree from New York University in finance, and then continued on to Dartmouth for his MBA.

Hugh Griffin will research on commodities, with a heavy focus on precious metals especially gold, silver, and platinum. He believes that because of supply issues in South Africa, platinum will be one of the best performing commodities next year. Hugh joins TCL Associates from Citi Group where he spent eleven years as a commodities analyst. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, and then stayed at Duke to obtain masters in economics.

Graham Meyers will research the Forex market, with a heavy emphasis on emerging market currencies. He joins TCL Associates from Wells Fargo, where he spent six years as a sell side currency trader. He attended the University of Pennsylvania to obtain his undergraduate in finance, before continuing on to The University of Ohio to receive an MBA.

Mr Robert Todd, Asian Market Analyst commented on the appointments, "I am pleased to welcome Howard, Hugh, and Graham to the team here at TCL Associates. I am sure that their varied experience will bring new and valuable insights to our research, in order to provide the best offerings to our clients."

Company Overview

TCL Associates provides institutional level research data on the global stock exchanges, including but not limited to trend identification and analysis, qualitative and quantitative analysis of companies, risk assessment.

Following our company's formation in 2002 TCL Associates has grown from a company with 20 staff and a single office, to a worldwide brand employing over 200 financial data experts.


TCL Associates is rooted in over a decade of history based on simple fundamentals of diligence, honour and transparency. We have built a strong client base from the ground up by delivering quality data to our clients time and time again, and as a result of this we have grown immensely since our humble beginnings in the summer of 2003 when TCL Associates was formed.

As a boutique equity research house in Tokyo TCL Associates has worked with some of the largest traders in the world, providing backup trading support, right down the HNWI's providing portfolio management and trading services.

Ownership & Management

TCL Associates is a privately owned and directed company, created by a consortium of financial professionals whose collective experience is unparalleled.

About TCL Associates

TCL Associates
Taiyo Seimei Nihonbashi Building,
2-11-2, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku
103-0027 - Tokyo, Japan
Tel: +81 3457 80443
Fax: +81 3636 94341

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