Gil Luria Named New Director of Institutional Research for D.A. Davidson

Luria to lead award-winning equity analyst team

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--D.A. Davidson & Co. has announced that Gil Luria has joined the firm as its new Director of Institutional Equity Research, part of an Equity Capital Markets team that includes more than 160 professionals.

“Over a long career as a top-rated analyst and industry leader, Gil has proven his commitment to providing the highest-quality research to clients,” said Monte Giese, President of Equity Capital Markets. “Thoughtful and timely industry-driven research will continue to drive D.A. Davidson’s full-service platform in a time of significant change and opportunity, and Gil’s leadership will provide a new and exciting stage of growth for our business.”

Luria joins from Wedbush Securities, where he worked for 11 years, most recently serving as Director of Research. He previously was with Sanford C. Bernstein and Deloitte Consulting, both based in New York. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Luria will be responsible for a team of more than 30 research professionals providing timely and idea-driven industry research to clients. The team’s 16 senior analysts provide institutional research coverage within five core industries for almost 300 publicly traded companies. D.A. Davidson offers its research to investors and institutional clients across North America, and consistently ranks among the top in the nation in awards from various research groups and business publications.

D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research team is supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has more than 1,300 employees and offices in 23 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.

For more information, visit www.dadavidson.com or Twitter: @DADavidsonCo.

Contacts

D.A. Davidson
Jacquie Burchard, 406-791-7465
jburchard@dadco.com
or
Prosek for D.A. Davidson
Katherine Fox, 212-279-3115, x294
kfox@prosek.com

Release Summary

D.A. Davidson has named top-rated analyst and industry leader Gil Luria as its new Director of Institutional Research. Luria will oversee an award-winning team of analysts providing equity research.

Contacts

D.A. Davidson
Jacquie Burchard, 406-791-7465
jburchard@dadco.com
or
Prosek for D.A. Davidson
Katherine Fox, 212-279-3115, x294
kfox@prosek.com