Fawne Jiang joins Benchmark as a Senior Equity Analyst covering Chinese Internet & Media stocks. She is well respected as an Asian Internet analyst where she focuses on local coverage and data points, which is highly valued by our clients. Fawne is accompanied by her associate, Long Lin. Fawne and her team greatly expand Benchmark’s strengths in technology and media into a dynamic new area.
In Sales and Sales Trading, please welcome Pat Alianiello, Peter Ripp and Dirk vanErp. Pat and Peter will work from the New York office, Pat in institutional sales and Peter in sales trading. Dirk will work out of the San Francisco office in institutional sales, partnering with Colin Fatti on Denver and West Coast coverage.
Austin Graham Senior Managing director added “I believe these hires are transformational for our firm, particularly as we expand our coverage universe into the dynamic area of Asian Internet and Media, and as we strengthen our distribution reach. “