Simmons Energy I A Division of Piper Jaffray Expands Energy Equity Research with the Hiring of Pearce Hammond

05/06/2019 | 10:00:00 AM

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2019-- Simmons Energy I A Division of Piper Jaffray (Simmons) is pleased to announce the addition of Pearce Hammond as a managing director and senior research analyst responsible for covering the midstream/MLP & energy infrastructure sector. He will be based in the firm’s Houston office.

“Pearce’s addition represents a strategic expansion of our energy research footprint,” said Michael Cox, director of equity research at Piper Jaffray. “We are excited to welcome Pearce back to Piper Jaffray and believe the collaborative approach to our Energy research practice is value-creating for our clients.”

Hammond was previously with Simmons Energy I A Division of Piper Jaffray from 2004-2017. Prior to re-joining the firm, Hammond was the head of investor relations and treasurer at WildHorse Resource Development (WRD), which was acquired by Chesapeake Energy (CHK). Prior to covering the midstream and infrastructure sector, Hammond successfully led the coverage of the E&P sector as well as the launch of coverage for both the coal and the alternative energy sectors. His views on the energy sector have been featured in various publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron's, Houston Chronicle and the Houston Business Journal.

Hammond earned a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University. He is an active CFA charterholder and a member of the Houston CFA Society.

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