Wolfe Research Hires Adrienne Yih Tennant
Highly Regarded Specialty Softlines Analyst Joins Expanding Research Boutique
New York, NY — July 31, 2015 - Wolfe Research, LLC announced today that esteemed Retailing/Department Stores & Specialty Softlines analyst Adrienne Yih Tennant has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Her coverage will focus on Softlines Retailing, including specialty and department stores as well as luxury brands and manufacturers. She plans to launch coverage at Wolfe Research during the third quarter.
Ms. Yih joins Wolfe Research from Janney Capital Markets, where she distinguished herself as the top ranked analyst in the sales and client polls in each of the past four years. Prior to that at both FBR Capital Markets and Wedbush Morgan Securities she shared the same distinction as top analyst. In 2008, she was a member of Forbes’s “Dazzling Dozen,” ranked as the number 11 analyst among over 2,700 sell-side analysts—across all sectors and industries—based upon stock picking for the prior three year period.
Ms. Yih commented “Wolfe Research’s commitment to proprietary, fundamental research places it among the premier boutique research firms on Wall Street. I look forward to joining Wolfe’s eight existing highly ranked analysts and learning from and sharing with each of them. I am particularly excited to work with fellow retail analysts Scott Mushkin and Aram Rubinson, as together we will comprise one of the most experienced and fundamentally sound Retail/Consumer teams on Wall Street.” Mr. Mushkin covers Broadlines, Food & Drug and Healthy Lifestyle and Mr. Rubinson covers Retail Hardlines.
Wolfe Research’s Managing Partner Ed Wolfe noted, “Adrienne’s unique quantitative approach to her companies and their industry combined with her experience differentiates her in the marketplace. In speaking with clients about Adrienne they emphasize her analytical and numbers-based approach to the retail space, her skill at catching inflection points in her stocks, and her ability to provide corporate access. On a personal level we are thrilled to add her to our family—Adrienne combines a strong methodology, drive and passion for fundamental research with integrity and kindness.”
About Wolfe Research, LLC and Wolfe Research Securities
Wolfe Research, LLC was founded in 2008 as a research boutique by former Bear Stearns top-ranked Transportation Analyst, Ed Wolfe. The firm has grown to include nine prominent research teams, establishing a reputation for macro research underpinning leading coverage in Transportation, Airlines, Utilities, Energy, Consumer/Retail, Metals & Mining and Solar. The majority of teams were recognized by clients in Institutional Investor magazine’s 2014 All-America Research Poll, in which the firm’s weighted rank was #13 overall for U.S. equity research. In February 2013, Wolfe was named by Business Insider as one of the top 16 Wall Street firms where employees want to work.
In May 2010, Wolfe Research Securities was launched as an affiliated broker dealer. Wolfe Research Securities acts as a distribution arm through its trading desk for Wolfe Research in addition to engaging in equity and debt underwriting and corporate finance advisory. It provides unbiased service and advice singularly focused on advancing clients’ long term interests. Wolfe Research, LLC and its affiliates currently employ over 70 full time professionals and continue to actively search for top talent.
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