D.A. Davidson & Co.’s Poe Fratt Launches Research on Master Limited Partnerships

New Hire Continues Research, Energy Sector Expansion

SEATTLE--()--D.A. Davidson & Co., an employee-owned, full-service investment firm based in the Northwest, today announced that new analyst Poe Fratt has initiated coverage on master limited partnerships. Fratt works from the firm’s Seattle office and reports directly to John Rogers, head of institutional research for D.A. Davidson.

“Poe’s strong record of fundamental analytic skills and knowledge of master limited partnerships make him the ideal person to start MLP coverage for D.A. Davidson,” Rogers said. “We’re excited to have him round out our analyst team with the high-quality research our clients have come to expect.”

Fratt joins D.A. Davidson with extensive experience covering the energy industry, both on the sell side and buy side. Prior to moving to the buy side in 2009, he was the Senior Oilfield Service Analyst at AG Edwards for nine years. He also worked at other major investment firms in New York, including BT Alex, Smith Barney, Loews, and Lehman Brother. Fratt holds a history degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School.

Fratt joins an award-winning team of 18 analysts offering coverage of 250 public companies, with a focus on several key sectors.

About D.A. Davidson & Co.

D.A. Davidson is a full-service investment firm with operations throughout the country. D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets Group provides services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. Its analysts offer industry-driven research, supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals, including market making. D.A. Davidson’s investment banking team underwrites public offerings, serves as a placement agent for private financings, and advises companies on mergers and acquisitions and other transactions.

The Equity Capital Markets Group is based in Portland, Ore., with offices in Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Great Falls, Mont.; Minneapolis; New York; Orange County, Calif.; Salt Lake City; and Seattle.

D.A. Davidson is one of four firms within D.A. Davidson Companies, an 80-year-old, employee-owned financial services company. D.A. Davidson Companies is responsible for more than $45.3 billion in client assets under management and administration. Twitter: @DADavidsonCo.

Contacts

LANE for D.A. Davidson
Jason Ginenthal, 212-302-5989
Cell: 215-840-1107
Jason.Ginenthal@lanepr.com
or
D.A. Davidson
Jacquie Burchard, 406-791-7465
Cell: 406-868-1392
jburchard@dadco.com

Release Summary

Veteran research analyst Poe Fratt joins the award-winning institutional research team of D.A. Davidson and launches coverage of master limited partnerships, with a focus on the energy sector.

Contacts

LANE for D.A. Davidson
Jason Ginenthal, 212-302-5989
Cell: 215-840-1107
Jason.Ginenthal@lanepr.com
or
D.A. Davidson
Jacquie Burchard, 406-791-7465
Cell: 406-868-1392
jburchard@dadco.com