Ben Wilson Joins D.A. Davidson, Strengthening Alternative Data and Emerging Technology Capabilities

Firm continues rapid expansion of technology sector franchise

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DADavidsonD.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that veteran analyst Ben Wilson has joined the firm’s award-winning institutional equity research team to provide alternative data and emerging technology research.

“Ben is a true technologist, known for his deep understanding and forward-looking discussions of emerging technologies. He combines data science with fundamental market analysis in his written research to develop astute insights that our clients are increasingly relying on, and provides differentiated data capabilities to other coverage sectors,” said Gil Luria, Head of Institutional Research, D.A. Davidson. “We are delighted to welcome Ben to our research team as we continue the rapid expansion of our technology group across our ECM platform.”

Wilson joins D.A. Davidson as a Senior Analyst after working with KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he was a top-ranked technology analyst for more than 11 years. Previously, he was a senior editor at CNET Networks, a popular technology-focused news website.

D.A. Davidson’s research team’s coverage focuses on more than 400 publicly traded companies in select industry verticals, including technology, financial services, consumer, diversified industrials and services and real estate.

Today’s D.A. Davidson technology team across its Equity Capital Markets platform includes:

  • 22 investment bankers in ECM technology, who completed more than 31 M&A and financing transactions with a total deal value of $5.2 billion since 2018;
  • 13 research professionals covering more than 125 technology stocks;
  • Equity sales and trading team that makes a market in approximately 150 technology stocks;
  • Software & internet conference in New York with over 200 public, private companies and institutional investors;
  • The Herd list of the 100 most interesting private software companies and the Bison Select series of research reports highlighting these companies.

D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research team is supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Montana, with corporate offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,400 employees and offices in 26 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.

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Jacquie Burchard

D.A. Davidson

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