Piper Jaffray Launches Coverage on Transportation and Logistics with Addition of Analyst Matthew Brooklier

06/08/2009 | 08:03:00 AM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2009-- Piper Jaffray & Co. announced Matthew Brooklier has joined the firm as vice president covering transportation and logistics companies, a new research vertical for the firm. Based in New York, Brooklier will cover freight-forwarding, trucking, railroad, and a broad range of logistics companies.

Brooklier has seven years of industry experience covering transportation companies at Bear Stearns and, most recently, as the lead transportation analyst at GE Commercial Finance.

“Our launch of research coverage among transportation and logistics companies reflects our ongoing commitment to responding to client needs and market opportunities,” said Stephen J. Buell, head of equity research at Piper Jaffray. “We are pleased to have Matt onboard to lead this effort.”

Brooklier received his bachelor of science degree in finance from the Charles E. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University in Connecticut.

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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; high-yield and structured products; institutional equity and fixed-income sales and trading; and equity and high-yield 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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