MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
is pleased to announce that George Dahlman has been promoted to research
manager for the firm's Equity Research Department. As research manager,
Dahlman will take a primary role in mentoring and training new senior analysts
and will serve as chairman of the Research Oversight Committee. This
committee was created to ensure U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray's research
independence and analytical rigor.
Dahlman has been at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray since 1982 when he joined
as a senior research analyst covering the food processing and distribution
industries. During his 20 years as an analyst, Dahlman was named a Wall
Street Journal All-Star Analyst five times.
George's extensive resume in this industry and experience as a research
analyst made him the obvious selection for this newly created position, said
Robert Peterson, head of Equity Research at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray.
George will serve as a mentor to research analysts and will help to ensure
integrity, independence and professionalism in our equity research product.
Dahlman earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and psychology
from Augsburg College. In 2001, he received a Distinguished Alumnus award
from Augsburg. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
I look forward to the challenge that comes with this new role, said
Coaching and developing talented new senior research analysts will
be a great opportunity and I'm excited to lead that charge.
U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), is a focused securities firm comprised of three
divisions: Equity Capital Markets, Fixed Income Capital Markets and Private
Advisory Services. The firm provides a full range of investment products and
services to individuals, institutions and businesses. The firm has over
120 offices in 23 states across the country. The Equity Capital Markets
Division focuses on the needs of growth companies in the health care,
technology, financial institutions, consumer and communications growth
sectors. The firm has a national reputation for its expertise in fundamental
research and equity and debt financing. The Fixed Income Capital Markets
business provides bond issuers, individual investors and institutional
investors expertise in investment banking, underwriting, trading, sales and
research. The firm offers innovative solutions in corporate and government
debt financings with particular expertise in corporate, health care/hospitals,
real estate, higher education and government debt. The Private Advisory
Services division financial advisors provide guidance in retirement planning,
education planning, estate planning and wealth accumulation. Investors select
from a wide array of products, including fee-based products, stocks, bonds,
mutual funds, annuities, insurance and trust services. U.S. Bancorp offers a
comprehensive range of financial solutions through U.S. Bank, U.S. Bancorp
Asset Management, U.S. Bancorp Investments and U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray.
Securities products and services offered through U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray,
Inc., member SIPC and NYSE, Inc., a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp. For more
information on U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, visit www.piperjaffray.com .
Nondeposit investment products are not insured by the FDIC, are not
deposits or other obligations of or guaranteed by U.S. Bank National
Association or its affiliates, and involve investment risks, including
possible loss of the principal amount invested. Securities products and
services are offered through U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc., member SIPC and
NYSE, Inc., a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp. (5/99-0679)
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SOURCE U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
/CONTACT: Erin Freeman, Director, Public Relations, +1-415-277-1595, or
Susan Beatty, Public Relations, +1-612-303-5680, both of U.S. Bancorp Piper
/Web site: http://www.piperjaffray.com /
CO: U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
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