Piper Sandler Expands Energy & Power Investment Banking with the Hiring of Austin Harbour

05/24/2021 | 07:55:00 AM

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2021-- Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank, is pleased to announce the addition of Austin Harbour as a managing director within the energy and power investment banking group. He will be focused on oilfield services and equipment and will be based in the firm’s Houston office.

Harbour brings more than 10 years of experience in the oilfield services and equipment sector. He has advised on some of the largest M&A and restructuring transactions in the space and served in various financial and strategic management roles. He was previously with Piper Sandler from 2012-2014. Prior to re-joining the firm, Harbour was the chief financial officer of Superior Energy Services’ NAM business. Prior to that, he was a director in the energy group at Lazard Freres & Co. LLC. Harbour earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Texas Christian University and a Master of Business Administration from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

“We are excited to welcome Austin back to the firm as we continue to grow the depth and breadth of our team,” said Sanjiv Shah, global co-head of energy and power investment banking at Piper Sandler. “Austin brings specialized industry knowledge and deep relationships that will benefit our clients.”

Piper Sandler’s energy and power investment banking group services domestic and international clients across several subsectors including renewables and clean energy, energy and power infrastructure, energy technology, oilfield services and equipment, midstream and downstream and upstream. Earlier this month, the firm welcomed Robert Sternthal to broaden its renewables and clean energy platform. With the additions of Harbour and Sternthal, the broader energy and power team is now comprised of 19 managing directors.

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