New York – Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP (SFG), an institutional broker-dealer member of the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG), announced recently that it has hired A.J. Rice as its senior analyst and Chris Rigg as its associate analyst covering Healthcare Services. These hires broaden SFG’s coverage of the healthcare sector
Most recently, Mr. Rice has been an independent research provider for Soleil Securities. Mr. Rice was recognized by Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates as being among the top analysts covering healthcare facilities for a ten year period. He has been the analyst for 16 managed initial public offerings and public offerings for 28 other companies. Mr. Rice has covered 26 sub-segments of the healthcare industry, including healthcare providers, medical devices and equipment, managed care, distribution and death care. During his 23 years in the industry, he has worked for several top Wall Street firms, including Merrill Lynch; Bear, Stearns; CS First Boston; and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Rice earned his BA in economics from the University of Virginia and his MBA in finance and accounting from Columbia University, where he is a guest lecturer for the graduate school of business.
Prior to joining SFG, Mr. Rigg was also an independent research provider with Soleil Securities. Previously, Mr. Rigg worked for CIBC Capital Partners as a director in the healthcare venture group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rigg worked for Merrill Lynch as a fundamental equity research analyst. He began his career at CIBC World Markets as a financial analyst in the healthcare investment banking group. Mr. Rigg earned his BA in business administration and history from Muhlenberg College and his MBA from New York University.