October 21, 2011

Deutsche Bank expands Energy Research Coverage in the Americas

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that Curt Launer has joined its Equity Research group as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering the Natural Gas and Master Limited Partnerships (MLP) sector. He is based in New York and reports to Steve Pollard, Managing Director and Americas Head of Research.
Launer brings over 20 years of equity research experience to Deutsche Bank. During his tenure at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, he achieved 19 appearances on the Institutional Investor All America Research Team, with 12 #1 finishes in the Natural Gas sector. Earlier this month, he was named to Institutional Investor’s "Best Analysts of All Time" list. Launer joined Deutsche Bank in 2010 as a Managing Director in the Natural Resources Group focused primarily on the corporate coverage of the Midstream Energy and MLP sector.
"Curt has been a high profile player in the Natural Gas and MLP sector for many years and we are confident he will deliver a unique perspective to our clients and complement our existing, robust energy sector research offering," said Pollard.
Deutsche Bank’s existing Energy team in the Americas includes Chief Energy Economist Adam Sieminski, #1 Institutional Investor ranked Integrated Oil and Gas analyst Paul Sankey, Exploration & Production analyst Stephen Richardson, Oil Field Services analyst Michael Urban, and Utilities analyst Jonathan Arnold.

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