|[December 17, 2012]
Veteran Software Analyst Yun Kim Joins Janney Capital Markets; Expansion of Technology Research Team Adds to Firm's Research Offering
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
Janney Capital Markets today announced that Yun Kim has joined the
firm's Technology Research team covering software. The addition of Mr.
Kim reaffirms Janney's commitment to providing customers high quality
research in Janney's core verticals.
"We're excited for Yun to join our team," said Jordie Maine, Head of
Janney Capital Markets. "The depth and breadth of his experience and
solid track record within this vertical complements the research product
and specifically the technology group we continue to build at Janney."
The firm announced that the veteran software analyst, previously with
ThinkEquity LLC, has recently initiated coverage with BMC Software (News - Alert) Inc.
(BMC); Concur Technologies (CNQR); Microsoft (MSFT); MicroStrategy Inc.
(MSTR); Oracle Corporation (ORCL); Parametric Technology Corp. (PMTC);
SAP (News - Alert) AG (SAP); and TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX).
At ThinkEquity, Mr. Kim served as its senior software analyst. Prior to
joining ThnkEquity, he was an analyst at Gleacher and Co., Pacific
Growth Equities and AG Edwards. He graduated with honors from the
University of California Berkeley and earned his M.S. from Northwestern
University. He will work from Janney's Midtown, New York office.
"We continually seek to deliver more value for our clients across our
entire research platform," Maine continued. "With the addition of Yun we
believe we are developing critical mass in our Technology and Media
Earlier this month, the firm also announced it had further broadened its
equity research and investment banking capabilities with the addition of
a health care vertical through the hiring of three senior analysts and
two senior bankers, also from ThinkEquity.
About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Established in 1832, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC provides
comprehensive financial advice and superior service to individual,
corporate and institutional investors. A full-service, financial
services firm, Janney is committed to providing our clients advice
through a wealth management approach by focusing on the delivery of
strategic financial plans that utilize a variety of financial products
and services best suited to help meet their financial goals. Janney is
equally committed to providing our corporate and institutional clients
objective advice for the successful execution of their unique business
plans. Janney provides advice and service to clients through a network
of professionals in branch offices located along the entire east coast.
Janney is an independently operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life
Insurance Company, the seventh largest mutual insurance company in the
nation, and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, Financial
Industry Regulatory Authority and Securities Investor Protection
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