|By PR Newswire||
|February 13, 2013 10:30 AM EST||
ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) – the full-service corporate and investment banking arm of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) – announces that several industry veterans have joined its sell-side equity research department.
The analysts initiating sector coverage over the last several weeks include Andrew Cash, Amit Hazan, Will Stein, and Eric Wasserstrom. Additionally, John Boris and Pamela Quintiliano joined the firm in early 2013.
Mr. Boris recently joined STRH as a Managing Director and will be covering major, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals. His pharmaceutical industry experience spans more than 27 years, including the last 15 years as a cited equity research analyst at institutions including Citi, Bear Stearns, Bank of Montreal, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Boris has ranked #2 in the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team and #1 in the Hedge Fund poll in Major Pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Cash joined STRH as a Managing Director and recently established coverage of the chemical industry -- a first for the firm. The move is part of the research department's strategy to expand its industrial and energy business. While at his previous firm, UBS, Mr. Cash coordinated the efforts of the global chemical staff comprised of more than 20 analysts and associates, and created special situation stock coverage for its institutional research department. He is a 10-time Institutional Investor All-America Research Team member, ranking as high as #2 in Major Chemicals and #1 with Hedge Funds.
Mr. Hazan recently rejoined STRH as a Managing Director and began coverage of the medical device and diagnostic sector. He has 12 years of prior experience covering the group, most recently at Gleacher and Co. Prior to that he was with Oppenheimer, formerly known as CIBC World Markets. He previously covered the sector with STRH from 2003 to 2006.
Ms. Quintiliano recently joined STRH as a Director and will be covering Specialty Retail and Manufacturing. Her consumer industry experience spans more than 13 years, most recently at Oppenheimer. She also was the lead analyst for sell-side retail coverage at institutions including Auriga and Fulcrum. Additionally, she brings a buy side background from her experience as the Consumer Discretionary and Staples research analyst at Deutsche Asset Management, where she was a member of the micro-, small- and mid-cap long-only growth funds.
Mr. Stein recently began covering the semiconductor industry as a Managing Director. He joined STRH last year from Credit Suisse where he covered the electronics supply chain sector. While there, he earned Institutional Investor All-America Research Team recognition as well as a #1 ranking in his sector in the Greenwich poll. Prior to that, Mr. Stein held various executive roles in the electronic components industry. Earlier in his career, Mr. Stein covered enterprise software companies at Smith Barney.
Mr. Wasserstrom joined STRH last year as a Managing Director. He recently initiated coverage of key large-cap universal banks and brokers. Previously he served as a financial services portfolio manager at various hedge funds. Mr. Wasserstrom began his equity research career at UBS, where he covered specialty and consumer finance, and was consistently recognized as a member of the All-American Research Team by Institutional Investor magazine.
"Our platform continues to be an attractive place for distinguished analysts," said Biff Woodruff, Head of Equities at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. "Our expanded equity coverage emphasizes our commitment to providing our clients with in-depth knowledge and experience in our targeted industry sectors: energy, financials, consumer, industrials, technology and business services, and healthcare."
A complete listing of all sectors and companies covered by STRH can be found online at the following link -- SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Equity Research.
About SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is the full-service corporate and investment banking arm of SunTrust Banks, Inc. and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It provides comprehensive capital raising, strategic advisory, risk management, and investment solutions to serve the needs of corporate clients across the nation. It also offers fixed income and equity research, sales and trading for institutional investors.
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has extensive experience working with public and private companies of all sizes – from emerging growth to the Fortune 500. While the company offers a complete array of solutions and advice for companies across all industries, it provides in-depth industry expertise and dedicated corporate and investment banking practices for certain core sectors, including business services, financial sponsors, building products, healthcare, consumer and retail, media and communications, energy, transportation, and financial services and technology.
More information on SunTrust Robinson Humphrey can be found at www.suntrustrh.com.
About SunTrust Banks, Inc.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of September 30, 2012, SunTrust had total assets of $173.2 billion and total deposits of $127.2 billion. Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the Company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the Company provides mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and investment banking services. SunTrust's Internet address is suntrust.com.
SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.
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