MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2014--
Jaffray (NYSE: PJC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Katherine
Egbert as a senior research analyst covering the software sector. Egbert
will be based in San Francisco and will begin to re-establish the firm’s
software research platform.
“Expanding coverage in the technology, media & telecommunications arena,
particularly the software sector, presents a great opportunity to
further meet the needs of our clients,” said Michael Cox, managing
director of equity research at Piper Jaffray. “We are pleased to have
Katherine on board to lead this effort.”
Egbert joined Piper Jaffray from a software startup in Silicon Valley.
Previously, she was a sector lead and top-ranked software analyst at
Jefferies for seven years. Prior to Jefferies, she gained sell-side
experience at the former Dain Rauscher Wessels, Thomas Weisel Partners
and C.E. Unterberg, Towbin. Egbert holds a bachelor’s degree in
electrical engineering from Villanova University and a Master of
Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota.
Piper Jaffray has a total of 29
senior research analysts located in Minneapolis, New York, San
Francisco and Chicago. The firm provides coverage on approximately 555
companies in the following key sectors: business & financial
services; clean technology & industrial growth; consumer; healthcare;
and technology, media & telecommunications.
About Piper Jaffray
Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is an investment bank and asset
management firm headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the
U.S. and in London, Hong Kong* and Zurich. Securities brokerage and
investment banking services are offered in the United States through
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Jaffray Ltd., authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct
Authority. Asset management products and services are offered through
three separate investment advisory affiliates registered with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission: Advisory Research Inc., Piper
Jaffray Investment Management LLC and PJC Capital Partners LLC.
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