Michael D. Soares


Mike joined Prime Buchholz in 2006 and serves on the Firm’s Global Equity Asset Class Committee.  He has 22 years of experience in the industry.  Mike’s past experience includes managing a variety of long-only equity strategies, spanning large, mid, and small cap products.  Within the alternatives marketplace, he managed equity market-neutral portfolios and developed portable alpha strategies.  Previously, Mike was a portfolio manager for Batterymarch Financial Management, a multi-billion dollar global equity manager.  During his tenure with Batterymarch, he was responsible for portfolio construction and stock model development for all U.S. equity products.  Mike is currently a member of the University of Maine Foundation’s Board and Investment Committee.  He earned his M.B.A from Bentley College and B.A. from the University of Maine.