ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - Stifel Financial Corp. ( NYSE : SF ) today announced that Ben Nolan joined the firm as a Director and Senior Analyst covering the transportation sector.
"Ben is a respected shipping and offshore oil services analyst with an excellent track record covering maritime stocks," said Hugh Warns, Director of Research at Stifel. "Stifel is the #1 provider of transportation coverage, with three analysts covering 47 companies. Ben's addition to the team solidifies our commitment to this sector."
Mr. Nolan brings 13 years of experience, most recently as part of Knight Capital covering both equity and debt of companies in the maritime sector. Prior to Knight, he spent six years at Jefferies as an equity research analyst covering the shipping sector. In addition to equity research, Mr. Nolan spent two years as a corporate financial analyst for EOG Resources in the oil and gas business. Mr. Nolan graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Finance and received his M.B.A. from the University of Houston. Mr. Nolan is also a CFA charterholder. He is based in the firm's Chicago office.
Stifel Financial Corp. ( NYSE : SF ) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel clients are served through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated in the U.S., through Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. in Canada, through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited in the United Kingdom and Europe, and through Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. in the U.S. and Europe. The Company's broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. offers trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company's web site at www.stifel.com.