Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013
Wedbush Securities, one of the nation’s leading broker-dealers and award-winning equity research firms, announced the addition of analyst Shyam Patil, CFA to its Los Angeles office. With more than eight years of experience, Mr. Patil joins as a Senior Vice President, Equity Research. He will cover a variety of communications / application software and Internet companies as part of the firm’s growing technology research team.
“We are pleased to welcome Shyam as we continue to further build out our technology equity research platform,” said Mark Benson, Director of Research, Wedbush Securities. “His proven track record of success, vast knowledge of these business sectors, and strong relationships with company management and institutions alike made him an attractive candidate to join our research team.”
Prior to joining Wedbush, Mr. Patil spent more than eight years at Raymond James analyzing securities in the software and Internet sectors. He has been ranked as a top stock picker by the Financial Times and Starmine, and holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Wedbush Equity Research offers in-depth and differentiated research coverage across a wide variety of consumer, technology, life sciences and industrial growth sectors. The team, comprised of more than 25 publishing analysts, generates timely, insightful analyses including the firm’s award-winning Wedbush Best Ideas List - an actively monitored compilation of stock ideas identifying outperformance trends over the forward 6 to 12 month period. Wedbush Equity Research has repeatedly been named a “Top Stock Picking Firm” by Barron’s and Zacks Investment Research, and consistently ranks among the industry’s leading performance surveys including StarMine’s “Analyst Performance Survey,” Financial Times’ “Top Analysts,” Institutional Investor’s “Rising Stars of Wall Street Research” and The Wall Street Journal’s “Best of the Street.”
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