BTIG Launches Equity Research Group
Hires Industry Veterans Richard Greenfield and Walter Piecyk to Lead Initiative
March 01, 2010 09:03 AM Eastern Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BTIG LLC, a broker dealer specializing in institutional trading and
related brokerage services, today announced the next stage of its strategic growth plan with the launch of its
fundamental equity research group. To lead its new research effort, BTIG has hired industry veterans Richard
Greenfield and Walter Piecyk.
The expansion into research will further broaden BTIG’s product offering and complements the firm’s existing lines
of business. The research group will focus on the media, cable, satellite, and telecom industries. BTIG’s research will
provide an independent, objective and thought provoking point of view to assist institutional clients in making
strategic investment decisions.
Greenfield and Piecyk previously worked at Pali Capital, where they launched and built a successful research
department. Together they bring more than 30 years of experience to BTIG.
"Clients want insightful data points and differentiated analysis to support their investment process," said Oliver
Wiener, Head of Global Resources at BTIG. "Rich and Walt both have strong reputations as top analysts in their
respective sectors. They are exceptional additions to the firm and will be instrumental in the continued development
and growth of BTIG."
Greenfield was previously a managing director, media analyst, covering media and cable/satellite industries at Pali
Capital. Prior to Pali, he spent four years at Fulcrum Global Partners as a media analyst. Greenfield started his
career at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he spent eight years covering entertainment, cable system and leisure
industries. Greenfield was named a top stock picker in both the 2007 Wall Street Journal Best on the Street and
2007 Financial Times/Starmine surveys, and was cited as top boutique analyst in 2007 by Institutional Investor
magazine. He has a