SOURCE: Stifel Financial Corp.

Stifel Financial Corp.

July 08, 2015 11:09 ET

Dr. Adam Walsh to Join Stifel Healthcare Equity Research Team

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - July 08, 2015) - Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Adam Walsh, M.D., will be joining the firm as Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering the biotechnology sector. Dr. Walsh will be based in the firm's Boston office and will join Stifel in October 2015.

"We are very pleased that Adam will be joining the Stifel healthcare research team," said Hugh Warns, Director of Research at Stifel. "Adam is an outstanding analyst with a strong medical background. He brings a unique combination of experience and field expertise to our industry-leading healthcare research capabilities. Bringing Adam onto the biotech team demonstrates our unwavering commitment to the sector."

The addition of Dr. Walsh enhances Stifel's presence in the healthcare sector. With this hire, Stifel will have a research team of 20 healthcare professionals covering more than 120 companies, placing the firm in the top 10 among the leaders in healthcare coverage on Wall Street.

Dr. Walsh will bring more than 15 years of experience, including more than seven years with Canaccord Genuity and Jefferies & Company. Prior to his career in equity research, he spent a year as a physician intern at the University of Utah in internal medicine. Dr. Walsh received his M.B.A. and M.D. from Tufts University, Boston, and his B.A. and B.S. in Psychology and Business Administration (Cum Laude) from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

About Stifel Research
Stifel and its Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) subsidiary comprise one of the industry's leading research departments in terms of breadth and quality, following significant investment since 2004. Combined, our 129 analysts across the U.S. and Europe cover nearly 1,800 companies across 12 industry groups and 125 sub-sectors, making Stifel/KBW the industry's largest provider of U.S. equity research and the 13th largest provider of global coverage. Stifel/KBW has ranked in the Thomson StarMine Analyst Awards top ten for 12 consecutive years is fifth in total awards won since 2004 (figures include Legg Mason Capital Markets, Ryan Beck, Thomas Weisel Partners, and KBW, which were acquired by Stifel Financial Corp.).

Stifel Company Information
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel's broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated; Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC; and Century Securities Associates, Inc., and in the United Kingdom and Europe through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited. The Company's broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and 1919 Investment Counsel & Trust Company offer trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company's web site at www.stifel.com.

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