SEATTLE--(McAdams Wright Ragen Investment Banking Department as Managing Director. Ms. Daggatt brings a unique background to investment banking, having been an institutional sales manager, retail analyst, and private client portfolio manager. Alongside department chair Bob Rogowski, Ms. Daggatt will offer a full range of investment banking services including mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, IPOs, and stock buyback programs. She will focus on the Technology and Consumer sectors.)--Diane Daggatt, CFA, has joined the
“Diane’s exhaustive knowledge of Northwest companies, client-first sense of service, skills as an analyst, and wide network of connections will benefit companies in this region.”
CEO Scott McAdams said McAdams Wright Ragen (MWR) is thrilled to be expanding its capabilities as the demand for investment banking services is rapidly growing in the Northwest. McAdams said MWR has historically been active in investment banking but the recent focus has been almost exclusively on financial services. “With the addition of Diane, we can broaden our involvement to other sectors,” he said. “Diane’s exhaustive knowledge of Northwest companies, client-first sense of service, skills as an analyst, and wide network of connections will benefit companies in this region.”
Daggatt began her investment career in 1989 as a consumer analyst at prominent Northwest investment banking and trading firms. In 1998, she joined Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital where she led private equity investments and served on several boards of directors, including Oxygen Media. In 2003, Daggatt joined the institutional sales desk at MWR, later becoming managing director. She also provides guidance for private client portfolios. A graduate of Washington State University’s business program, Daggatt is a Certified Financial Analyst charter holder.
About McAdams Wright Ragen
Founded in 1998, McAdams Wright Ragen is an independent, Northwest firm serving individuals, public and private companies, non-profit organizations, and institutional investors. The firm has several offices in Washington as well as Portland, Oregon. The firm manages approximately $8 billion in client assets, including brokerage and advisory assets.