D.A. Davidson Research Deepens Financial Services Expertise With Hiring of David Konrad to Cover Large Cap Banks

Firm continues growing research team across important sectors

NEW YORK--()--D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that analyst David Konrad has joined the firm’s award-winning institutional equity research team to provide analysis of Midwest regional and large national banking institutions.

“David will provide valuable insights to our clients based on his considerable sector experience and exceptional understanding of large banks,” said Gil Luria, Head of Institutional Research. “He is a respected voice in this important coverage area. His track record complements our strong FIG team as we continue to strengthen our reputation as a leading provider of financial services coverage nationwide.”

Konrad, based in the firm’s New York office, joins a growing team of analysts who provide research insights on publicly owned bank, thrift, specialty finance and financial technology companies. Altogether, the firm’s award-winning institutional research analysts focus on coverage of nearly 400 publicly traded companies in select industry verticals, including 125 publicly listed banks. The firm also covers 75 small-cap banks through its Bison Select product.

Konrad brings extensive experience to his role with D.A. Davidson and has earned national awards for his stock picking. He most recently served as Head of U.S. Bank Research with Macquarie Capital, after previous work as Head of Large Cap Bank Research with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. He also has 14 years of experience, chiefly in commercial banking leadership roles, with Harris Trust & Savings Bank and LaSalle National Bank, both in Chicago. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation and holds an MBA in finance and accounting from Loyola University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University.

D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research 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 approximately 1,400 employees and offices in 26 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.

For information, visit dadavidson.com.

Contacts

Katherine Fox
Prosek for D.A. Davidson
(646) 818-9010
kfox@prosek.com

or

Jacquie Burchard
D.A. Davidson
(406) 791-7465
jburchard@dadco.com

Release Summary

Veteran analyst David Konrad has joined D.A. Davidson to provide institutional equity research coverage of Midwest regional and large national banks.

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Contacts

Katherine Fox
Prosek for D.A. Davidson
(646) 818-9010
kfox@prosek.com

or

Jacquie Burchard
D.A. Davidson
(406) 791-7465
jburchard@dadco.com