Macquarie strengthens coverage of Software & Services

New York, 24 July 2014

  • Aaron Schwartz joins as analyst covering Software and Services
  • Appointment strengthens technology and software services sector coverage
  • Continues overall expansion of Macquarie Securities’ research coverage

Macquarie Securities, the institutional equities arm of Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), today announced the appointment of Aaron Schwartz as Senior Vice President covering Enterprise Software and Services.

Andrew Root, Managing Director and Head of US Research said: “We are delighted to have Aaron join our software and services coverage team. His rigorous approach to software industry and company analysis, combined with his experience in delivering differentiated, insightful and actionable research, will be a great addition to the team and provide immediate value to Macquarie’s clients.”

Mr. Schwartz, who will be based in Macquarie’s New York office, has more than 15 years of equity research experience in the enterprise technology and software sectors. He brings a strong track record in analyzing and synthesizing vast quantities of sector data, and an extensive network of tier one industry relationships.  

Mr. Schwartz joins from Jefferies Group, where he was a Senior Vice President and equity research analyst covering technology and software research. Prior to Jefferies Aaron worked at MKM Partners and J.P Morgan Chase. At JP Morgan, Aaron ran their small/mid-cap software research franchise.  He received a B.A. from Rollins College and is a certified CFA Chartholder.

Globally coordinated with counterparts in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Macquarie Securities’ TMT research team covers the IT services, IT hardware, enterprise IT and data center infrastructure, internet, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, cable, satellite, media, radio, and advertising sectors.

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Stephen Yan
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