Piper Jaffray Hosts 21st Annual Health Care Conference

11/24/2009 | 07:42:00 AM

NEW YORK, Nov 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Piper Jaffray will host its 21st annual Health Care Conference December 1 - 2 in New York. This year's conference will feature more than 160 of the most highly regarded and influential public companies in the biotechnology, specialty pharmaceuticals, drug discovery, medical technology, health care services, and medical diagnostics and device sectors.

"Piper Jaffray has a longstanding commitment to the health care industry," said Stephen J. Buell, head of equity research at Piper Jaffray. "This year's conference is particularly relevant and timely given the macroeconomic environment and uncertainties associated with Health Care Reform."

Industry experts, physicians, and academics will also host panels, and address topics of regulation, reimbursement and legal issues. Disease-specific discussions on atherosclerosis, diabetes, cancer and other areas of interest to investors will be explored.

Company and investor participation in the Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray representative. General and research-related media inquiries should be directed to AnalystMediaRelations@pjc.com. Investment banking-related media inquiries should be directed to Carol Johnson at carol.a.johnson@pjc.com.

About Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading, international middle market investment bank and institutional securities firm, serving the needs of middle market corporations, private equity groups, public entities, nonprofit clients and institutional investors. Founded in 1895, Piper Jaffray provides a comprehensive set of products and services, including equity and debt capital markets products; public finance services; mergers and acquisitions advisory services; structured products; institutional equity and fixed-income sales and trading; and equity research. Piper Jaffray headquarters are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices across the U.S. and in London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Piper Jaffray & Co. is the firm's principal operating subsidiary. (www.piperjaffray.com)

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