Wunderlich Hires Breza As Senior Software Analyst

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wunderlich, a leading full-service investment firm headquartered in Memphis, today announced Robert Breza has joined the firm's Equity Capital Markets division as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst. Breza, who has 17 years of experience as a sell-side analyst, will initiate coverage of the Software sector with an emphasis on security, software-as-a-service, big data, infrastructure and vertical industry software.

"Rob is a tremendous addition to our research team and capital markets effort," said Art Hogan, Director of Research. "His experience and technical knowledge have resulted in a well-earned reputation as a leading voice in this sector both for institutional investors and media sources. Rob will be a very important component of our TMT vertical."

Expanded coverage of the Software sector will complement Wunderlich's existing focus in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications space, which includes concentrations in cable/satellite entertainment, communications and networking, and internet and social media. Wunderlich's ECM division currently has 17 senior research analysts and a coverage universe of 275 companies across five key industry sectors: Consumer; Diversified Industrials; Energy; Financials; and, Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

Breza joins Wunderlich from Sterne Agee where he was a managing director covering companies in the enterprise software, security and SaaS space. Previously, he was a managing director with RBC Capital Markets for 10 years, and also worked as an analyst with A.G. Edwards, Thomas Weisel Partners and Dougherty Summit Securities. Additionally, Breza's background includes 10 years of public and private company experience in finance and information technology management positions. He earned an MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

About Wunderlich Securities

Established in 1996, Wunderlich provides individuals, corporations and institutional clients with wealth management, equity research and investment banking, and fixed income sales and trading. Wunderlich, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, has 33 offices in 18 states and 600 associated professionals. Additional information can be found at www.wunderlichsecurities.com.

CONTACT: Kathy Ridley 901-251-1362 kathyridley@wundernet.com

Source:Wunderlich Securities