D.A. Davidson Enhances Food & Beverage Coverage with Brian Holland, Senior Research Analyst

September 7, 2023

D.A. Davidson & Co. is pleased to share that Brian Holland is rejoining the Equity Capital Markets group as a Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst covering Food & Beverage.

“I’m thrilled that Brian is rejoining D.A. Davidson,” said Rory McKinney, President of Equity Capital Markets at D.A. Davidson. “Food & Beverage is a strategic priority for D.A. Davidson across Equity Capital Markets, both Institutional Equities and Investment Banking, and Brian exemplifies our commitment to building a leading practice within the category.”

“Brian is a strong analyst in one of the largest and most dynamic categories within the consumer industry. His deep industry insights and expertise will directly benefit our institutional clients,” stated Tom Diffely, Director of Institutional Research at D.A. Davidson.

As the fifth senior hire to join D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets’ Institutional Equities team in 2023, Holland most recently spent over two years with TD Cowen covering sustainable food and healthy living. Previously, he covered food and beverage companies at Janney Capital Markets and Consumer Edge Research LLC. Holland has been ranked as a Top Earnings Estimator in the food products sector by Thomson Reuters and graduated from the Rutgers University School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in finance.

“D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets is a true full-service platform with a steadfast, high-quality reputation,” said Holland. "I am excited to be a part of a team that is focused on becoming the leading full-service investment bank for middle market food and beverage companies.”

With a senior team of approximately 20 research analysts that cover over 500 public and private companies, D.A. Davidson & Co.’s Equity Capital Markets group provides a full-service platform offering expertise to middle-market companies across four industries of focus: consumer, diversified industrials, financial institutions, and technology. D.A. Davidson is widely recognized for providing timely investment ideas supported by insightful analysis to institutional clients.

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 with corporate headquarters in Great Falls, Montana, and regional headquarters in Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,620 employees and offices in 30 states.

Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., a full-service investment firm providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services, and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; and D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company.

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