About Us

BlackBull Research

After 7 years of market-beating recommendations, the independent research firm ATM Strategy was merged with and acquired by BlackBull Markets creating BlackBull Research. 

BlackBull Research continues the mission of providing in-depth and jargon-free reports to aid investment decision. It is essential that anyone who is engaged in the stock market has the very best knowledge at all times. BlackBull research is teamed with extremely experienced researchers with acute knowledge of NZX, ASX, and US shares. BlackBull research reports will be powerful tools that can be used to help navigate the increasingly volatile world of share trading and investing 

Meet Our Team

Pavan Sharma

Australasian Equities Analyst

Hamesh Sharma
Research Contributor and Portfolio Manager at Pathfinder

Mark O’Donnell

Market Analyst

Jessica Day
Customer Experience Officer
Anita Hayhoe
Marketing and Branding Officer
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Pavan Sharma

Australasian Equities Analyst

Pavan acquired a Property (Honours) and Commerce degree from the University of Auckland, while working in the property industry in a research and valuation role.

Sharma leads BlackBull Research’s daily communications and equities research across the Australian securities Exchange (ASX) and the New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX).

Hamesh Sharma

Hamesh Sharma

Research Contributor and Portfolio Manager at Pathfinder

Hamesh Sharma has 10 years of experience in the New Zealand financial markets. Sharma has led and contributed to Investment Strategy teams at Goldman Sachs JBWere, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, and Pathfinder Asset Management. 

In 2015, Hamesh co-founded BlackBull Research (formerly ATM research). 

Hamesh holds a Bachelor of Commerce (1st Class Honours – Finance) and Bachelor of Laws conjoint degree. 

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Mark O’Donnell

Market Analyst

Mark O’Donnell provides fundamental and technical analysis on forex, commodities, global equities, and major market events. O’Donnell is a regular contributor to TradingView, FXStreet, Investing.com, Benzinga, and more.  

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Jessica Day

Customer Experience Officer

Jessica Day leads the customer service and operational team at BlackBull Research. With speed and precision answering clients requests, she also services share traders and forex traders for their onboarding needs at a rapid pace. You can expect top-quality service from Jessica as a BlackBull Research member.

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Anita Hayhoe

Marketing and Branding Officer

Anita has worked across the BlackBull Markets brand across all touchpoints from the website to email, digital, social and design. She ensures BlackBull Research is able to expand and is best represented to an international audience.