LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--D.A. Davidson & Co. has announced that Peter J. Heckmann has joined the firm’s award-winning institutional equity research team as a senior analyst. Heckmann will focus primarily on public companies in the financial technology (FinTech) and vertical software sectors.
“I have admired Pete’s work for many years and am excited to have him join D.A. Davidson,” said Gil Luria, Director of Institutional Research. “Pete’s following and support in the investment community is admirable. We look forward to having him help our investor clients with their investment decisions.’’
Heckmann joins D.A. Davidson after serving as a managing director and senior equity research analyst with Avondale Partners LLC. He has been frequently quoted as a news source in national and regional media outlets. He previously served as a portfolio manager with the Blackthorn Group and also has experience as an analyst with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Stifel Nicolaus and other securities industry firms. Heckmann earned his MBA and bachelor’s degree from Creighton University in Omaha and also holds the Certified Financial Analyst professional designation.
D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and analysis of more than 300 publicly traded companies, 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.