AltaCorp Adds Renowned Energy Analyst to its Team

January 16, 2019

Jan. 16, 2019 - Waqar Syed joins AltaCorp as Managing Director, North American Energy Services and Head of U.S. Institutional Research.

AltaCorp Capital Inc. (AltaCorp), a leading capital markets firm, is excited to announce that Waqar Syed has joined the team as managing director, North American Energy Services and head of U.S. institutional research.

A seasoned energy analyst, Syed brings more than 30 years of knowledge of the oil and gas industry, including oilfield services, small and large capitalization Exploration & Production companies, and major integrated oil companies to the firm. Syed is responsible for expanding AltaCorp’s U.S. research practice and will be instrumental in growing the firm’s North American energy services research practice.

“Waqar is respected for his passion of the energy industry and is well known as a trust agent in capital markets and for working in the best interest of both institutional investors and corporate clients,” said Jon Horsman, AltaCorp chairman & CEO. “We’re delighted a professional of Waqar’s caliber and reputation has joined our firm to help us further advance our thought leadership in the energy industry.”

Syed joins AltaCorp from Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, where he held the position of vice president and lead analyst, U.S. oilfield service, equity research. Prior to that, Syed held senior analyst positions at Macquarie Capital (USA), Petrie Parkman & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., and Deutsche Bank. Syed holds a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven.

“AltaCorp’s vision of offering quality integrated cross border research to its North American clients and the firm’s deep commitment to the energy sector given its deep Alberta roots is what really attracted me to the firm,” said Syed. “I’m excited to be part of this exceptional team and help expand AltaCorp’s franchise.”

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