Piper Jaffray Expands Financial Services Investment Banking with Hiring of Brian Wornow

02/07/2019 | 12:44:46 PM

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2019-- Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Wornow as a managing director within financial services investment banking.

Wornow joins Piper Jaffray with more than 20 years of experience across the mortgage and lending sector, primarily within investment banking and capital advisory. As an investment banker, he has advised companies across residential and commercial mortgage lending, REITs, specialty finance & online lending, and asset management. Wornow will be based in the firm’s New York office.

Wornow was most recently with KBW, Inc., where he was a managing director focused on equity and debt capital-raising and M&A advisory in its financial services investment banking group. Prior to that, he was with Morgan Stanley and Dover Corporate Advisory, LLC, focused on specialty finance lending, mortgage origination, mortgage servicing, fixed income trading & risk management, and securitized products.

“We are pleased to have Brian join our financial services group,” said Scott LaRue, global co-head of investment banking and capital markets. “His addition demonstrates our commitment to continually expanding our coverage footprint and entering new verticals to serve a broader section of clients.”

“With Brian’s many years of experience in the financial services sector, we look forward to harnessing his expertise and relationships as we expand our financial services team,” added Robert Hutchinson, head of financial services investment banking.

Wornow holds a Juris doctorate from University of Wisconsin Law School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Binghamton University.

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading investment bank and asset management firm. Securities brokerage and investment banking services are offered in the U.S. through Piper Jaffray & Co., member SIPC and FINRA; in Europe through Piper Jaffray Ltd., authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority; and in Hong Kong through Piper Jaffray Hong Kong Limited, authorized and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission. Asset management products and services are offered through five separate investment advisory affiliates―U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered Advisory Research, Inc., Piper Jaffray Investment Management LLC, PJC Capital Partners LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co., and Guernsey-based Parallel General Partners Limited, authorized and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

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