Piper Sandler Expands Equity Research with the Hiring of Mark Lear

01/10/2020 | 09:46:00 AM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2020-- Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm, is pleased to announce the addition of senior research analyst, Mark Lear. He will cover the large cap E&P sector and will be based in the firm’s New York office.

Prior to joining Piper Sandler, Lear was a managing director and senior research analyst at Jeffries LLC, where he covered oil and gas exploration and production. Prior to Jeffries, Lear was a director and senior research analyst at Credit Suisse.

“We are excited to welcome Mark to the firm. With 14 years of experience covering the energy sector, Mark has established strong relationships with institutional clients and company management teams in the sector through his thoughtful research approach,” said Michael Cox, director of equity research at Piper Sandler. “The Energy sector is volatile but we are investing in our platform to best serve our clients throughout the cycle.”

Lear is an active Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bates College.

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