CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advisory Research, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), today announced that the investment team of Cupps Capital Management (“Cupps”), a Chicago-based asset management business, will be joining Advisory Research. The combination will bring the Cupps team’s growth stock investing expertise and strategies to Advisory Research’s multi-manager platform which will provide a full range of distribution and product support services. Advisory Research’s existing investment teams and strategies will remain unchanged.
As part of Advisory Research and consistent with its current structure, the Cupps team will focus solely on the proven U.S. growth investment process developed by Drew Cupps over 20 years ago. The Cupps team is expected to complete their transition to Advisory Research at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2016.
“As a fellow Chicago-based asset manager, we have known Cupps for many years and always admired their commitment to excellence, the integrity of their investment process and their dedication to their clients,” said Chris Crawshaw, CEO of Advisory Research. “We are excited to welcome them to the Advisory Research family and further expand Piper Jaffray’s commitment to the investment management business.”
“Advisory Research’s broader distribution capabilities, strong business team and comprehensive resources position us for many years of success, and most importantly, offer our team unprecedented levels of focus on research and executing our investment process,” commented Drew Cupps, CIO and founder of Cupps. “Bringing these advantages to our clients is why we are so enthusiastic to join Advisory Research.”
About Advisory Research, Inc.
Advisory Research, Inc., founded in 1974 and headquartered in Chicago for over 40 years, is an $8.1 billion asset management firm offering high-quality U.S., international, MLP and select alternative investments to a wide range of institutional and individual clients. To learn more about Advisory Research, please visit the company’s website at advisoryresearch.com.
Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading, international investment bank and asset management firm. Securities brokerage and investment banking services are offered in the U.S. through Piper Jaffray & Co., member SIPC and FINRA; in Europe through Piper Jaffray Ltd., authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority and Simmons & Company International Limited, authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority; Hong Kong through Piper Jaffray Hong Kong Limited, authorized and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission. Asset management products and services are offered through five separate investment advisory affiliates―U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered Advisory Research, Inc., Piper Jaffray Investment Management LLC, PJC Capital Partners LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co.; and Guernsey-based Parallel General Partners Limited, authorized and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.
About Cupps Capital Management, LLC
Cupps Capital Management, LLC is an asset management firm with a proven history of providing investment solutions for institutions, mutual fund sub-advisory clients, municipalities, pension plans, Taft-Hartley plans and individual investors. To learn more about Cupps, visit the company’s website at cuppscapital.com.