WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC ("Compass Point"), a premier investment bank focused on the financial services sector, today announced the hiring of Haley Lai as a Managing Director of Investment Banking. Ms. Lai is based in the firm's New York City office.
Ms. Lai joins Compass Point with nearly 10 years of investment banking experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, she served as a Director of Investment Banking in the Diversified Finance Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, where she was responsible for leading capital markets transactions for specialty finance and financial technology companies. Previously, she was with Lehman Brothers. Ms. Lai received her M.B.A. from Duke University.
"Compass Point continues to expand its business and invest in talented people and we're excited to have Haley join us. Her appointment is a continuation of Compass Point's commitment to providing our clients with the best resources," said Scott Dreyer, CEO of Compass Point.
"We are pleased to welcome Haley to Compass Point" commented Burke Hayes, Jr., Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Compass Point. "Haley's deep industry sector expertise coupled with her track record of success in sourcing transactions is a great fit for our team. Having served as lead or co-manager on more than 25 investment banking and advisory transactions in 2014, and off to a record start in 2015, we continue to execute on our growth strategy of deepening our industry sector focus and adding value for our clients."
Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC is a premier independent investment banking firm providing investment banking, research, sales and trading services to institutional investors. Compass Point is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with offices in Boston, MA and New York, NY. Compass Point is a member of FINRA and SIPC. Compass Point is not affiliated with any other companies mentioned herein. For further information about Compass Point, please visit www.compasspointllc.com.
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