NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH), www.roth.com, a full service investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors, announced today that Gerry Sweeney has joined the firm as Senior Research Analyst covering the Cleantech and Industrial Growth sector, with a focus on Environmental Services.
“Gerry is our fourth fully dedicated research analyst in the Cleantech and Industrial Growth sector. Along with Philip Shen, Matt Koranda, and Craig Irwin, Gerry will help to rapidly expand the depth and breadth of our research universe beyond the 40 sector-specific stocks currently under coverage,” commented Byron Roth, CEO of ROTH. “Gerry brings expertise in sector verticals that are highly complementary to our existing focus and we value his long and respected track record in the industry.”
Sweeney commented, “I am very pleased to be joining ROTH, one of the leading investment banks focused on small cap, emerging growth companies. My background and experience in covering Environmental Services companies dovetails with ROTH’s track record and dedication to Cleantech and Industrial Growth. There are many exciting emerging growth companies in the sector, with an abundance of private companies likely to become public over the coming years and I look forward to contributing to the broadening and strengthening of ROTH’s sector presence.”
Prior to ROTH, Gerry focused on Environmental Infrastructure and Industrials for Boenning & Scattergood as a Research Analyst. His research emphasized environmental opportunities arising from the fast-growing, unconventional E&P activity in the United States as well as water infrastructure and select Industrial Growth companies. Prior to Boenning, Gerry was an Analyst & Portfolio Manager at Aqua Terra Asset Management, a registered investment advisor, specializing in industrial and infrastructure companies influenced and impacted by water, energy and agricultural demands. Gerry has over 14 years experience in capital markets, holding positions in sales, equity syndicate and research. Gerry received a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business.
Since 2012, ROTH has assisted its Cleantech and Industrial Growth clients in raising over $1.80 billion* in approximately 40 transactions. ROTH’s Cleantech and Industrial Growth clients cover a broad spectrum of sub-sectors including the following: Demand-Side Management; Green Transportation (including biofuels, energy infrastructure, recycling & waste management) Solar/Renewable Energy & YieldCos; Auto Parts & Equipment and Manufacturing & Process Technologies. *Past Performance is not indicative of future returns. (Source: ROTH Capital 10/03/2014)
About Roth Capital Partners, LLC:
ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. and Hong Kong. For more information on ROTH, please visit www.roth.com.