Piper Jaffray Broadens Technology Equity Research with Addition of Harsh Kumar

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Harsh Kumar as a senior research analyst in equity research, responsible for semiconductor coverage. He will be based in the firm’s Memphis office.

“Expanding technology research coverage reflects our ongoing commitment to serving our clients and growing the overall research platform at Piper Jaffray. Harsh has spent two decades covering semiconductors, making him an ideal candidate,” said Michael Cox, director of equity research at Piper Jaffray.

Kumar brings 20 years of experience in equity research covering the technology sector. He joined Piper Jaffray from Stephens, Inc., where he was a managing director and led the firm’s semiconductor coverage. Prior to that, Kumar spent nearly 12 years as a semiconductor analyst at Morgan Keegan. The Wall Street Journal recognized Kumar in it list of Best on the Street analysts in 2008 and 2010 for his semiconductor expertise.

Kumar earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a bachelor’s degree in production engineering from University of Poona in western India.

About Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading 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 in 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.

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Contacts

Piper Jaffray Companies
Pamela Steensland, 612 303-8185
pamela.k.steensland@pjc.com

Release Summary

Harsh Kumar will serve as a senior research analyst, responsible for semiconductor coverage and based in the firm’s Memphis office.

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Contacts

Piper Jaffray Companies
Pamela Steensland, 612 303-8185
pamela.k.steensland@pjc.com