SOURCE: Wedge Partners

Wedge Partners

August 24, 2011 00:00 ET

Wedge Partners Expands NYC Office as Firm Continues Growth

President Matt Mathison Relocates, Joins Growing NYC Operations

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2011) - Wedge Partners today announced that President, Matt Mathison, has relocated to Wedge's New York City office. "Though we are headquartered in Colorado, our New York City office has significant strategic importance to us due to its close proximity to a substantial number of our most important clients," said Evan Morgan, CEO of Wedge Partners. "As we have been investing in our New York City expansion over the past year, Matt joins several key new hires. By locating one of our leadership team in the New York City office, we believe we can further increase the excellent service we provide to our clients."

Wedge Partners is also pleased to announce that, along with Mathison, Institutional Salesman, Terry Walsh, will be relocating to Wedge's New York City office. Mathison and Walsh join Principal, Brian Blair, and Institutional Sales Director, Justin Weil. In addition, Wedge Partners welcomes two recent hires to the New York City office, John Kirby and Dana Cruz.

  • Mr. Kirby is an industry veteran who began his career at Smith Barney, where he worked from 1983 to 1990. From 1990 to 1995 Kirby was a Senior MD at Bear Sterns. Mr. Kirby later relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1995 where he worked with Montgomery Securities. He returned to his native New York in 2002 and joined Susquehanna Financial Group and helped them start their sales trading operation in New York. Most recently John was with Abel Noser as Head of Institutional Sales. Mr. Kirby is a graduate of Towson University.

  • Ms. Cruz began her career with Merrill Lynch before spending six years with Bear Stearns in Institutional Sales roles. More recently Ms. Cruz has worked with WJB Capital, Brown Brothers Harriman and BNY ConvergEx. Ms. Cruz graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University.

"Wedge has built a tremendous reputation among institutional investors as a result of our deep industry knowledge and our exceptional service to clients," said Morgan. "The need for Wedge's research and brokerage services has never been greater in our industry. As our firm continues to grow we will continue to reinvest in talent to expand the quality and breadth of our services."

Wedge Partners is headquartered in Colorado with offices in New York, California, and Ohio, and also maintains a presence in Mainland China.

About Wedge Partners

Wedge Partners was founded in 2002 to provide institutional investors with insightful fundamental equity research based on bottoms-up analysis. Our analysts and researchers possess both years of experience in the equity markets, but also deep expertise in their areas of coverage. As a result, our customers rely on Wedge Partners to provide highly accurate and timely information in the areas of Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

Wedge Securities LLC, our FINRA registered broker-dealer affiliate, executes our clients' most sophisticated brokerage needs through many decades of experience in institutional sales and equity trading. Our sales and trading team delivers liquidity, execution and discretion to some of the largest and most demanding institutional investors in the world.

Wedge Partners Corporation is affiliated with Wedge Securities LLC. The officers and employees of Wedge Partners Corporation are agents of Wedge Securities LLC, a registered broker-dealer and a member of FINRA and SIPC.

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