Kaufman Bros., L.P. Hires Michael A. Burton, CFA as Senior Analyst - Semiconductors/IT Hardware

Mar 14, 2011, 10:08 ET from Kaufman Bros., L.P.

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaufman Bros. (KBRO, www.kbro.com), a leading investment bank, announces the addition of Michael A. Burton, CFA, Senior Analyst – Semiconductors/IT Hardware.

Mike brings with him seven years of experience covering Semiconductors and Communications Equipment Manufacturers. He joins KBRO from FBN Securities where he was a senior research analyst covering Technology Hardware. Prior to FBN Securities, Mike was a Principal at ThinkEquity covering Communications Semiconductors and Lighting & Displays. He also held positions at Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan/Hambrecht & Quist as an analyst for the Private Banking and Wealth Management Groups.

Mike received his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington & Lee University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Benny Lorenzo said: "Our firm continues to attract some of the best research analysts. Michael Burton is one such unique professional. He is focused on providing our clients with the analytical and fundamental insights required to benefit from the disruptive technologies affecting the semiconductor and IT hardware sectors."

About Kaufman Bros., L.P. – KBRO offers proprietary research, equity and fixed income sales and trading, corporate services, and investment banking support to the Technology, Media, Telecom (TMT), Green Tech, and Healthcare sectors.

The firm is the largest minority-owned/operated investment bank and broker-dealer in the United States focusing on the TMT and Healthcare verticals. KBRO's Institutional clients manage more than $5 trillion. KBRO has helped advisory clients raise more than $50 billion since 1999.

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