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Simmons Energy | A Division of Piper Sandler Expands Exploration & Production Investment Banking

·3 min read

Douglas Reynolds and Robert Urquhart to join the firm

Simmons Energy I A Division of Piper Sandler (Simmons) is pleased to announce the addition of Doug Reynolds and Robert Urquhart as managing directors within the energy investment banking group. Both Reynolds and Urquhart will be based in the firm’s Houston office and will focus on exploration and production (E&P).

Reynolds brings over 30 years of experience in energy investment banking. Prior to joining the firm, Reynolds was formerly head of U.S. energy corporate and investment banking at Scotiabank. Prior to that, he was the head of U.S. upstream investment banking at the Macquarie Group. Earlier in his career, Reynolds worked at Banc of America Securities, Credit Suisse and Salomon Brothers. Reynolds earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University.

Urquhart brings over 10 years of experience in energy investment banking. Prior to joining the firm, Urquhart was a managing director within the energy investment banking group at Scotiabank, where he focused primarily on E&P. Prior to that, he was an associate at Madison Williams and a Portfolio Manager at PEAK6 Investments. Urquhart earned a bachelor’s degree in political economics from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

"We are excited to welcome Doug and Robert to the team as we continue to build upon the energy team," said James Baker, global co-head of investment banking and capital markets at Piper Sandler. "These hires demonstrate our commitment to expand our industry efforts and provide a full suite of services to E&P companies."

Headquartered in the Piper Sandler Companies Houston office, with additional divisional locations in Piper Sandler Ltd.’s Aberdeen and London offices, the Simmons team is one of the largest and most experienced energy investment banking groups in the industry. To learn more, please visit www.simmonspsc.com.

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