Piper Jaffray Expands Financial Services Investment Banking with Hiring of Brian Wornow

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Piper
Jaffray Companies
(NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset
management firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Wornow as
a managing director within financial services investment banking.

Wornow joins Piper Jaffray with more than 20 years of experience across
the mortgage and lending sector, primarily within investment banking and
capital advisory. As an investment banker, he has advised companies
across residential and commercial mortgage lending, REITs, specialty
finance & online lending, and asset management. Wornow will be based in
the firm’s New York office.

Wornow was most recently with KBW, Inc., where he was a managing
director focused on equity and debt capital-raising and M&A advisory in
its financial services investment banking group. Prior to that, he was
with Morgan Stanley and Dover Corporate Advisory, LLC, focused on
specialty finance lending, mortgage origination, mortgage servicing,
fixed income trading & risk management, and securitized products.

“We are pleased to have Brian join our financial services group,” said Scott
LaRue
, global co-head of investment banking and capital markets.
“His addition demonstrates our commitment to continually expanding our
coverage footprint and entering new verticals to serve a broader section
of clients.”

“With Brian’s many years of experience in the financial services sector,
we look forward to harnessing his expertise and relationships as we
expand our financial services team,” added Robert
Hutchinson
, head of financial services investment banking.

Wornow holds a Juris doctorate from University of Wisconsin Law
School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Binghamton University.

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading investment bank and
asset management firm. Securities brokerage and investment banking
services are offered in the U.S. through Piper Jaffray & Co., member
SIPC and FINRA; in Europe through Piper Jaffray Ltd., authorized and
regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority; and in Hong Kong
through Piper Jaffray Hong Kong Limited, authorized and regulated by the
Securities and Futures Commission. Asset management products and
services are offered through five separate investment advisory
affiliates―U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered
Advisory Research, Inc., Piper Jaffray Investment Management LLC, PJC
Capital Partners LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co., and Guernsey-based
Parallel General Partners Limited, authorized and regulated by the
Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

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Contacts

Pamela Steensland
Tel: 612 303-8185
pamela.k.steensland@pjc.com

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