SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
(Piper Jaffray) today announced the launch of a weekly industry newsletter
entitled "Consumer M&A Weekly," which seeks to provide readers with both
reporting and analysis of the previous week's merger and acquisition (M&A)
activity within the consumer sector. The newsletter is authored by David M.
Jacquin, head of the firm's consumer and technology & communications M&A
groups based in San Francisco. Jacquin has more than 15 years of M&A advisory
experience. Prior to joining the firm, Jacquin rebuilt and managed the West
Coast technology M&A practice at Merrill Lynch. He also spent seven years
running the consumer M&A practice at Montgomery Securities.
The Consumer M&A Weekly is made up of six sections: Selected Consumer M&A
Transactions, M&A Spotlight Transactions, Recent High Yield Debt and
Convertible Securities Issued by Consumer Companies, The Private Equity/LBO
Sponsor Corner, Private Equity/LBO Analytics and Market Overview.
"We are excited to offer this new product focusing on the consumer M&A
business," said Jacquin. "The newsletter will provide a breadth of
information from recent transactions to analysis of the financial markets. We
believe the 'Consumer M&A Weekly' will offer the investment and financing
community a timely and unique look into the consumer M&A market."
To subscribe to "Consumer M&A Weekly" go to
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