MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan-Williams, Inc., a family and employee-owned investment firm headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, continues to expand its investment banking capabilities in the South with the recent addition of two new offices and four seasoned investment bankers.
Working in the firm's newly opened public finance office in Dallas are Brit Stock, Vice President, and Karl Biggers, Managing Director. Both joined the firm in May of 2012, coming from M. R. Beal & Company in Dallas. Mr. Stock has more than 7 years of investment banking experience and Mr. Biggers has over 20 years of investment and commercial banking expertise.
"Duncan-Williams, Inc. sees this as an exciting opportunity to expand our Investment banking platform into a market as large and diverse as Texas", said Kevin Ogilby, Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Banking. Since 2000, Duncan-Williams has participated in 225 public finance transactions in Texas, totaling nearly $9 billion in par amount. The firm has served as senior manager or co-manager on 9 negotiated transactions totaling more than $375 million since 2008.
Joining the firm's Birmingham, Alabama office is Rick Coad, Vice President. Prior to joining Duncan-Williams, Rick served as Senior Vice President for Raymond James/Morgan Keegan and AmSouth Bank. "Rick's experience and banking contacts will complement the existing capabilities in our Alabama office and will help us further our expansion in the southeast," said Mr. Ogilby. Mr. Coad will focus on opportunities in Indiana, Alabama and part of Tennessee.
The firm also has opened an Investment Banking office in Nashville, where Dave Meagher joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Investment Banking. Mr. Meagher has more than 16 years of experience in healthcare and investment banking. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in Morgan Keegan/Raymond James' Nashville office, where he focused on medical technology and life sciences. "Being a Tennessee firm, we are eager to be in a dynamic and growing healthcare center such as Nashville," said Mr. Ogilby.
About Duncan-Williams, Inc.
Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a Top 100 Brokerage Firm headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. The firm is a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm providing financial solutions to retail and institutional organizations in 50 states and 11 foreign countries. Duncan-Williams, Inc., is a member of FINRA, SIPC and BDA. Duncan-Williams, Inc., has offices in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, Houston, Cleveland, Charlotte, N.C., Akron, OH, Birmingham, AL, Dallas, TX, Gainesville, FL, Tampa, FL and Jackson, Miss. The Women's Business Enterprise National Council certifies Duncan-Williams, Inc., as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE). Duncan-Williams, Inc. was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing private companies in 2010 and 2011. Additional information is available at www.duncanwilliams.com.
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