Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. Announces New Hires in Investment
Senior Additions to Healthcare and Telecommunications Services
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/24/08 -- Thomas Weisel
Partners Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWPG) (TSX: TWP), a growth sector
focused investment bank, announced the hiring of Jason Moran and
Ralph Sutton as Managing Directors focused on the Healthcare sector
and Robert Nabholz as a Managing Director focused on
Telecommunications Services for Investment Banking.
With over 12 years of investment banking experience, Jason Moran will
focus on the biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical and molecular
diagnostics industry sub-sectors. Mr. Moran will be based in San
Francisco and was formerly a Managing Director at Piper Jaffray & Co.
Mr. Moran is joined by Managing Director, Ralph Sutton, who has over
15 years of investment banking experience and most recently was a
Managing Director at Bear Stearns. Based in New York, Mr. Sutton
will focus on the medical device and medical technology industry
sub-sectors. Mr. Moran and Mr. Sutton will continue to broaden TWP's
efforts to provide strategic advisory and capital raising services
within the Healthcare sector. Thomas Weisel Partners recently
announced the hiring of Raj Denhoy as a Director in the Research
department who will lead coverage in the medical devices sub-sector.
Building on our Software, Media & Telecom banking practice, Robert
Nabholz joins an established team of investment banking
Based in New York, Mr. Nabholz brings over 20 years of industry
experience to Thomas Weisel Partners. Most recently, Mr. Nabholz was
a Senior Managing Director in the Technology, Media & Telecom group
at Bear Stearns.
"The addition of Jason Moran, Ralph Sutton and Bob Nabholz
significantly enhances the breadth and depth of our established
healthcare and telecom efforts," said Bill McLeod, Co-Head of
Investment Banking at Thomas Weisel Partners. "We are confident that
their respective industry experience, significant relationships and
product expertise will contribute to the growth of our investment
"Thomas Weisel Partners is deeply committed to providing a
world-class offering to companies in both healthcare and telecom as
integral part of our broad investment banking practice," added Brad
Raymond, Co-Head of Investment Banking at Thomas Weisel Partners.
About Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc.
Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. is an investment bank, founded in
1998, focused principally on the growth sectors of the economy.
Weisel Partners Group, Inc. generates revenues from three principal
sources: investment banking, brokerage and asset management. The
investment banking group is comprised of two disciplines: corporate
finance and strategic advisory. The brokerage group provides equity
and convertible debt securities sales and trading services to
institutional investors, and offers brokerage, advisory and cash
management services to high-net-worth individuals and corporate
clients. The asset management group consists of: private equity,
public equity and distribution management. Thomas Weisel Partners is
headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in Baltimore,
Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, New York, Portland,
Silicon Valley, Toronto, London, Mumbai and Zurich. For more
information, please visit www.tweisel.com.
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