NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray is
pleased to host its 15th annual Financial Services Conference
Tuesday-Wednesday, October 28-29, in New York. This year's conference will
feature management presentations from over 50 of the most highly regarded and
influential public companies within the banks and investment banks, specialty
finance, financial technologies and services and real estate investment trusts
"We are excited about the schedule for this year's financial conference,"
said Robert Peterson, head of Investment Research for Piper Jaffray. "We
believe the management teams will provide investors with a unique look into
various sectors of the financial services industry and a chance to find out
what is on the horizon for 2004."
Highlighting the conference will be three separate panels. On Tuesday,
Bert Ely, financial institutions and monetary policy consultant, Ely &
Company, Inc. and Zahra El-Mekkawy of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
will host a regulation and legislation panel. Also on Tuesday will be the
U.S. Housing Panel: Owning & Renting, monitored by David Berson, vice
president and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae and Ric Campo, Chief Executive
Officer of Camden Property Trust. On Wednesday, Andrew Hickman, vice
president of research and development at eRisk and Nawal Roy of KPMG's
Treasury and Capital Markets Advisory Practice will lead a panel on interest
Company and investor participation for the Piper Jaffray Financial
Services Conference is by invitation only. Members of the media, who would
like to attend, should contact Susan Beatty at (612) 303-5680 or
email@example.com . Guests should register at www.piperjaffray.com .
U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, a subsidiary of the consolidated group of U.S.
Bancorp (NYSE: USB), is a focused securities firm comprised of two
revenue-generating segments -- Capital Markets and Private Client Services.
Clients of both segments are supported by Investment Research, an independent
group reporting to the CEO. The firm provides a full range of investment
products and services to individuals, institutions and businesses. The firm
has over 124 offices in 25 states across the country. 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.
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