Meet Equity Capital Markets

Who We Are

Raymond James is the premier alternative to the Wall Street investment banking firms. In our Investment Banking department, we provide bright, young talent with unmatched opportunities to become integral members of deal teams. Here you’ll gain extensive M&A, equity, debt and restructuring experience while working alongside our senior bankers and the executives of our client companies and firms. You’ll be challenged at every stage of the transaction process and have daily opportunities to exchange ideas with and learn from our more than 250 experienced bankers and financial analysts.

Likewise, our award-winning Equity Research team offers outstanding opportunities for highly motivated graduates to develop professionally. Equity Research associates are given heightened levels of responsibility and visibility very early in their careers. As a research associate, you will value stocks using various methodologies, conduct primary industry research using the supply-chain approach, and develop investment theses on stocks by piecing together multiple data points. Our ultimate goal is to train you to become an industry expert, thereby making you interchangeable with your analyst on multiple levels. Comprised of more than 70 fundamental equity analysts covering nearly 1,300 companies globally, our team has been ranked a top 10 provider of equity research in North America, boasting accolades from Greenwich Associates, The Wall Street Journal and StarMine.

 

What We Do

No matter where a business stands in its lifecycle, Raymond James Investment Banking is here to help take it to the next level with a commitment to meeting client needs and delivering superior advice. Whatever the objective – securing public or private capital for business expansion, responding to an interested potential buyer, entering new markets or deepening reach through acquisition – the investment banking professionals at Raymond James help provide the industry knowledge and transactional expertise vital to success at every phase of a company’s growth.

The Raymond James Equity Research department is a cornerstone of the firm. We are a top provider of equity research both in North America and globally in terms of companies covered, and in providing insightful, timely and comprehensive information. Our analysts provide stock investment ideas through ratings and recommended lists, and work closely with our firm’s top experts, including our investment strategy team, chief economist, and equity portfolio & technical strategy team. Our "go deep" approach focuses on select industries and results in coverage of large-, medium- and small-cap companies across those industries.

 


Andrew Cooper
Andrew Cooper

Equity Research Associate

"We have a level of responsibility and exposure that often takes longer to achieve, ranging from interaction with company management teams and investors to internal leadership."