MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper
Jaffray (Piper Jaffray) is pleased to announce that Sanjiv Wadhwani has joined
the firm's Equity Capital Markets Division as a senior research analyst
covering data networking and wireline telecommunications. Wadhwani, 32, joins
the firm from RBC Dain Rauscher Wessels in San Francisco, where he was a
senior research analyst covering network technology. Prior to joining RBC
Dain Rauscher Wessels in May of 1997, Wadhwani worked as a senior financial
analyst at GE Capital in Connecticut. He will be located in Piper Jaffray's
Menlo Park, Calif., office.
"Sanjiv's deep industry knowledge of the data networking sector will
enable us to meaningfully broaden our technology platform and add significant
value for our clients," said Robert Peterson, head of Equity Research at U.S.
Bancorp Piper Jaffray. "He is a welcome addition to the firm."
Wadhwani holds a master of business administration from the University of
Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa and a bachelor of science degree in electrical
engineering from the University of Bombay in Bombay, India. In addition, he
holds the certified financial analyst designation.
"I am excited about joining Piper Jaffray," said Wadhwani. "Piper has
always had a strong presence in technology research and I am looking forward
to working with a great set of individuals to help build a franchise in the
data networking and telecommunication sector."
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
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