|Six Equity Capital Markets Professional Join Wunderlich Securities.|
and research analyst Brent Rakers, CFA and research associate Anjali Voria covering the Industrial/Distribution sector as well as Senior Vice President and research analyst Chaz Jones, and research associate Nick Bender covering Transportation. Jean Potvin and Sam Levine will be part of the Institutional Sales Department in New York. “We are committed to our Equity Capital Markets business and are capitalizing on the opportunity created by the Raymond James-Morgan Keegan transaction to add depth to this group,” said Gary Wunderlich. Wunderlich Securities has experienced extraordinary growth over the past two years, particularly in Equity Capital Markets. With these hires, the ECM division founded in late 2008, today has 17 senior analysts covering approximately 210 companies in five industry verticals. The ECM sales force has grown to 19 senior salespersons, 9 traders/sales traders and 18 senior investment bankers. “Further expansion of ECM and to our Private Client Group is likely, in part because of all the excellent talent that has become available,” added Gary Wunderlich.
Chaz Jones has over 12 years of experience as an equity research analyst covering various sectors of the transportation industry. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at Morgan Keegan for over 7 years where he focused on the truckload, maritime shipping and transportation equipment industries. Prior to Morgan Keegan, Jones worked at Stephens Inc. in equity research covering trucking, maritime shipping, and railroads. He has been recognized by the Financial Times/StarMine Global Analyst Awards on four occasions as one of the top earnings estimators in the Road and Rail category. Jones received his BA and MBA in finance from Oklahoma State University.
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