Craig-Hallum Announces New Leadership in Institutional Equity Distribution

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, a Minneapolis-based research-driven institutional investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Chad A. Anderson as Head of Institutional Equity Distribution. Mr. Anderson will be based in the firm’s Minneapolis office.

“We are thrilled to have Chad join us at this exciting point in the growth and innovation of our firm,” said Brad Baker, CEO of Craig-Hallum Capital Group. “Chad’s deep knowledge of the industry, work ethic and his strong relationship base make him ideally suited for this leadership role.”

Anderson brings 22 years of experience in financial services where he has had successful roles in sales, sales management and portfolio management. Anderson was most recently managing director at Piper Jaffray where he managed a technology-focused investment portfolio for the Hopwood Lane Trading division of the firm. He originally joined the firm in a sales role in 1998 and from 2002 to 2012, started and was head of Piper Jaffray’s Manhattan-based New York equity sales office.

“After watching Craig-Hallum’s growth since their inception, I believe the firm has a unique and effective product and a strong culture that I am excited to be a part of,” said Chad Anderson. “In a time of challenging markets and contracting commissions, it is critical for a firm to have dedication to creating a superior product with the ultimate goal of helping clients. Craig-Hallum is that firm.”

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