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Stephen O'Rourke Joins U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray As Senior Research Analyst Covering Semiconductor Capital Equipment

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray (Piper Jaffray) is pleased to announce that Stephen O'Rourke, 38, has joined the firm as a senior research analyst covering the semiconductor capital equipment sector. He will be based in the firm's New York office.

O'Rourke joins the firm from C.E. Unterberg Towbin in New York, where he was a vice president and senior research analyst covering the semiconductor capital equipment sector. Prior to that, he was a senior analyst at Robertson Stephens in San Francisco. Additionally, O'Rourke is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, cum laude. After leaving the Navy in 1991, O'Rourke spent eight years at Applied Materials in Santa Clara, Calif., holding various positions. He then spent two years at Everdream Corporation, an IT Services start-up company.

"Steve's considerable experience in both the semiconductor capital equipment and securities industries, made him the ideal candidate for the position," said Robert Peterson, head of Research at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray. "His extensive knowledge of the sector will enable him to provide clients with meaningful objective research."

"Piper Jaffray has a deep technology presence, and will provide an excellent base from which to drive a strong research franchise in semiconductor capital equipment and related spaces," said O'Rourke.

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), is a focused securities firm comprised of four lines of business: Equity Capital Markets, Fixed Income Capital Markets, Private Advisory Services and Research. The firm provides a full range of investment products and services to individuals, institutions and businesses and has over 124 offices in 25 states across the country. For more information on U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, visit www.piperjaffray.com .

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Statements that are not historical or current facts, including statements about beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties relating to the proposed spin-off of the U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray business, including the impact of the proposed spin-off on U.S. Bancorp's and the new company's results of operations, the financial accounting consequences of the proposed transaction, the impact of the spin-off on U.S. Bancorp's stock price and on its and the new company's relationships with their respective customers and employees, the tax consequences of the transaction to U.S. Bancorp, the new company and their respective stockholders, changes in business climate or market conditions or other factors which could make the proposed spin-off unadvisable. These forward-looking statements involve other inherent risks and uncertainties, and other important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, including those contained in U.S. Bancorp's Form 10-K and other reports on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and U.S. Bancorp undertakes no obligation to update them in light of new information or future events.

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402-7020

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SOURCE U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray

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