MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
is pleased to announce that Reed Anderson has been promoted to vice president
and senior research analyst, covering the hardlines retail sector. Anderson
recently initiated coverage of six hardline companies in the auto parts retail
and furniture retailers and manufacturers sector and plans to add additional
sub sectors to his coverage in the near future. He spent the last seven years
as a research analyst with the firm covering broadlines/specialty retail.
"We are excited to promote Reed to a senior analyst in our research
department," said Robert W. Peterson, head of Equity Capital Markets Research
Department. "Reed has demonstrated tremendous knowledge in the
broadlines/specialty retail sector and will be a welcomed addition covering
hardlines retail in an effort to expand our consumer research coverage. His
knowledge, coupled with his history and commitment to the firm, made Reed the
ideal candidate for the position."
Prior to joining U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, Anderson worked at American
Express Trust Company and John G. Kinnard & Company in Minneapolis. He holds a
bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Minnesota.
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 24
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. For
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