Pritchard Capital Partners, LLC, is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey Hayden and Stephen Berman to its energy equity research team as senior research analysts primarily focusing on independent oil and gas exploration & production companies. Mr. Hayden brings more than eight years of energy-focused research and investing experience with both buy and sellside Wall Street institutions. Mr. Berman has worked for over twenty years on both the buy and sell-sides as a research analyst in equities and fixed income.
Mr. Hayden was most recently Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of Fischer-Seitz Capital Partners, LLC, an oil and gas E&P focused investment firm. Prior to that, Mr. Hayden was Director of E&P Research for Pickering Energy Partners, Inc. He has also held associate positions with JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management, Inc. and Banc of America Securities, LLC. Mr. Hayden graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Finance and Business Economics. He is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Thomas W. Pritchard, Managing Director and Founder of Pritchard Capital, said, “We couldn’t be more pleased to add these two outstanding equity analysts to the Pritchard Capital research team. Jeff and Steve each are acknowledged experts in their fields, and will provide investors timely, meaningful and insightful analysis relating to the oil & gas industry. We believe their joining Pritchard Capital illustrates the firm’s continued commitment to providing investors timely and actionable research pertaining to this very important sector.”