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 Suji Desilva, CFA has joined the firm as Senior Research Analyst covering semiconductors and a broader range of technology-related sectors.
Prior to joining ROTH, Mr. Desilva covered Semiconductors as a Senior Analyst at Topeka Capital Markets, ThinkEquity and Kaufman Brothers from 2007 to 2016.
He began his semiconductor equity research effort around 2003 as part of the Credit Suisse Semiconductor Research Team, which achieved Institutional Investor ranking. Prior to that, he served as a senior financial valuation and IT consultant for Fortune 500 clients such as AT&T and Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Desilva earned his MBA from Columbia Business School in Finance, and BS/Engineering from Cornell University in Computer Science in 1997 and 1990, respectively. In year 2000, he became a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Desilva commented, “I have always admired the ROTH team and brand throughout my career, and am eager to reconnect with game changing emerging growth tech companies that I believe are served incredibly well by the ROTH platform.”
“We are pleased to add Suji to our award-winning technology research team. His experience within the technology sector and his respected reputation among companies and investors will be valuable assets to our platform,” said Jeff Martin, CFA, ROTH’s Director of Research.
Byron Roth, CEO of ROTH Capital, commented, “Suji is a recognized senior research analyst and brings to ROTH a wealth of industry expertise and relationships that will add important resources to our platform. We are excited to welcome him as a part of the ROTH technology team.”
ROTH’s technology banking effort has successfully assisted many companies in completing capital markets and strategic transactions. ROTH’s Technology clients cover a broad spectrum of verticals including semiconductors & IT hardware, networking, enterprise software, infrastructure & security, and hosted services. (ROTH as of 08/02/2016)
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. For more information on ROTH, please visit www.roth.com.