Veteran Sales/Trading Professional Mark Aquilino Joins D.A. Davidson & Co. as Managing Director

December 14, 2017

D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that Mark Aquilino has joined the Equity Capital Markets group as a Managing Director in Institutional Trading. D.A. Davidson is focused on growing its Institutional Equities business and Aquilino’s addition will bolster its existing New York equity sales and trading capabilities.

“Mark is a proven leader whose experience and expertise in delivering best-in-class insights, service and trade execution will be a significant benefit to our institutional clients,” said Brit Stephens, Managing Director and Head of Sales, Trading and Capital Markets for D.A. Davidson. “He is an important part of our team as we continue our firm’s growth and the strengthening of our full-service platform.”

Aquilino joins a growing team of D.A. Davidson professionals in New York, which include equity and fixed income trading, institutional sales and world-class equity research. He brings extensive industry and leadership experience in equity sales and trading to his role after most recently working with Wedbush Securities, where he provided equity trading coverage and idea generation to major institutional clients. He previously was with Ryan Beck & Co. (acquired by Stifel & Co.) and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Stonehill College in Massachusetts.

D.A. Davidson & Co.’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 offers award-winning research and 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 more than 1,300 employees and offices in 24 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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