|[April 18, 2012]
Needham & Company, LLC Hires Chad Messer as Senior Research Analyst Covering Biotechnology Companies
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Needham & Company, LLC, a privately held, full-service investment bank,
announced today that Chad Messer recently joined the firm as a Senior
Research Analyst covering the biotechnology sectors. He will be based in
the firm's New York office.
Prior to joining Needham, Dr. Messer was a research analyst at Piper
Jaffray and Paramount Biocapital covering the biotechnology industry. In
addition, Chad worked at Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, a New Haven, CT
biotechnology company, where he held a number of positions, including
manager of corporate development. He has over a dozen years of corporate
and Wall Street experience with the biotech industry.
"I am pleased to announce that Chad Messer has joined Needham & Company,
LLC further strengtening and expanding our healthcare research group,"
said Tom Maloney, Director of Research. "Chad brings a deep
understanding of the healthcare industry and the biotechnology area in
particular, and we look forward to him identifying promising new
investment ideas in the biotechnology sector."
Dr. Messer holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Yale, an MBA from NYU
(Masters of Business degree in Finance) and a Bachelor's degree in
Biology from Yale.
About Needham & Company, LLC
Needham & Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Needham Group,
Inc., is a privately held, full-service investment bank with the mission
of helping emerging growth companies achieve their potential. The firm
is headquartered in New York City with offices in Boston, Menlo Park and
San Francisco. In addition to investment banking, Needham's principal
activities include institutional sales and trading and asset management.
To serve its institutional clients, Needham & Company, LLC produces
comprehensive equity research on more than 340 companies in clean
technology and industrial growth, communications and enterprise
infrastructure, consumer, healthcare, semiconductors and semiconductor
equipment, and software. Needham & Company, LLC is a member of FINRA,
SIPC & SIFMA. For more information, please see www.needhamco.com.
© Needham & Company, LLC 2012
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