NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), the institutional broker-dealer member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), announced today that Robert Barry has joined the firm as the Senior Analyst covering the U.S. Diversified Industrials sector. Mr. Barry, whose coverage will include names such as W.W. Grainger, Johnson Controls, and Honeywell will be based out of SFG's New York office.
"Rob is a great addition to SFG's Industrials team, which includes Ted Grace (Machinery and Building Products), Matt Troy (Railroads, Trucking, Airfreight and Logistics) and Bascome Majors (Rail Equipment)," said Mike Towey, SFG's Director of Research. "As the global economy continues to strengthen, we believe these companies will garner increasing client focus."
For the last three years Mr. Barry was a senior analyst at UBS AG covering the Industrials and Energy sectors. Mr. Barry also spent seven years at Goldman Sachs as the lead analyst covering Autos, Auto Parts, and Airlines. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Rob worked at Salomon Smith Barney as an investment banking associate in Mergers & Acquisitions. Rob graduated from Haverford College with a Bachelor of Arts and later earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
"Rob is a high impact analyst whose differentiated work makes him an ideal fit for our team. The industrial sector is an important part of the overall equity research franchise at SFG – now spanning six major industry sectors (Financial, Consumer, Healthcare, Energy, Industrials, and TMT) covering approximately 300 companies," stated Nick Wood, SFG's Co-Head of Equities. "In addition to our market leading trading services, corporate research remains a critical part of the value proposition we provide our clients and we are thrilled to have Rob on board."
About Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP
Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), a member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), is an innovator in global finance, servicing the needs of clients worldwide in the areas of sales, fundamental research, and market intelligence. Building upon SIG's command of the options marketplace and its quantitative trading capabilities, SFG has cultivated a robust service offering that provides liquidity, industry-leading insights, and execution services. SIG employs approximately 1,500 individuals located in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
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