Leading FinTech Analyst Joins Premier Research Firm
New York, NY — July 9, 2018 – Wolfe Research, LLC announced today that highly ranked Payments, Processors, & IT Services analyst Darrin Peller has joined the company as a Managing Director. Mr. Peller joins Wolfe from Barclays, where he was a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research analyst for the past 10 years. Mr. Peller has been highly ranked for the past 7 years, including #3 ranked in 2017, by clients in Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Research Poll in the Payments, Processors & IT Services sector.
Wolfe Research’s Managing Partner Ed Wolfe commented, “Darrin is a world class analyst, in an important and rapidly evolving sector. The Payments and FinTech Conference that he created has become the sector’s standard bearer, as he annually gathers investors with public and private industry constituents in a unique forum. It fits well with Wolfe’s other differentiated conferences that our clients value so highly. He is a top-quality person that we are all excited to work with. I can’t think of a better sector analyst then Darrin to expand Wolfe’s existing macro coverage of the Financials and TMT sectors into in-depth company and sector coverage, as well. Wolfe intends to expand further in the near term in both TMT and Financials with additional top ranked research hires, so stay tuned for further announcements!”
Mr. Peller noted: “The FinTech and IT Services sectors are continuously evolving, offering investors the ability to participate in some of the best secular growth opportunities in the market. Using our vast network of both private and public companies combined with the solid analytics platform and resources offered by Wolfe, I look forward to diving even deeper into key trends across the space. Areas of focus my team and I are most excited about include the integration of software and omnichannel at the point of sale, the use of alternative and potentially disruptive technologies such as ACH and blockchain for payments, the digital evolution at the enterprise, and potential/implications of capital deployment/consolidation across the space. My team and I look forward to reaching new heights inspired by the incredibly talented analysts and sales people Wolfe has assembled over the last ten years.”
Prior to Barclays, Darrin worked at its predecessor Lehman Brothers as a Vice President and Director of Equity Research in the Consumer Finance sector. Mr. Peller also previously worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a Senior Analyst in the Research and Market Analysis Group. Darrin received his B.A. from Binghamton University and his M.B.A. from Georgetown University..
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