Piper Jaffray Hires David Lee as Managing Director in Financial Sponsor Coverage Group

10/09/2018 | 11:37:32 AM

Lee, who joins the firm from Houlihan Lokey, will cover private equity funds in New York and Canada

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2018-- Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management firm, is pleased to announce the addition of David Lee as a managing director within its financial sponsors coverage group. He will be based in the firm’s New York office.

Lee joined Piper Jaffray from Houlihan Lokey, where he was part of the firm’s financial sponsors group. In this role, he originated and executed M&A, capital markets and restructuring transactions for leading private equity and hedge fund clients.

Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Lee worked as an investment banker and private equity investor at Stone Key Partners, Altaris Capital Partners and Lehman Brothers. He is a graduate of Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics.

“David brings a breadth of experience and a strong network of relationships across the private equity community. Combined with our full range of advisory, debt and equity capabilities, his addition will create valuable opportunities on behalf of our clients,” said Scott LaRue, global head of investment banking and capital markets at Piper Jaffray.

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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