Piper Jaffray Expands Industrials Investment Banking Group with Hiring of Doug Lawson

02/14/2018 | 02:02:54 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2018-- Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Doug Lawson as a managing director in the diversified industrials & services investment banking group. Lawson has extensive experience in the packaging, plastics and paper sectors. He is based in the firm’s Charlotte office.

Lawson re-joined Piper Jaffray from Lazard Middle Market, where he served as a managing director in its industrials investment banking group. Prior to Lazard, he was a managing director in the industrials group at BMO Capital Markets. Prior to BMO, Lawson was in the industrial investment banking group at Piper Jaffray. He previously held senior positions at ABN AMRO Inc. and Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Company. Early in his career, Lawson worked at the law firm of McCarthy Tetrault and as an accountant at Ernst & Young and Coopers & Lybrand in Toronto.

“Doug’s addition demonstrates our commitment to continually expanding our coverage footprint and entering new verticals to serve a broader cross-section of clients,” said Scott LaRue, global head of Piper Jaffray investment banking and capital markets. “The perspective he brings from working with companies across various sizes and ownership structures will be valuable as the market continues to evolve.”

“Doug’s track record in the packaging space and 20-plus years of investment banking experience adds to our team’s momentum and ability to provide deep industry expertise to our clients,” added Mike Dillahunt, co-head of Piper Jaffray diversified industrials & services investment banking.

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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