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Coordinates: 37°47′43.544″N 122°24′9.388″W / 37.79542889°N 122.40260778°W / 37.79542889; -122.40260778

ThinkEquity LLC


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foundation = 2001
Industry Financial services, Investment Bank
Headquarters Transamerica Pyramid
San Francisco, California, United States
Key people
Greg Wright, CEO; Doug Gonsalves, Head of Investment Banking

ThinkEquity LLC was a U.S. investment banking firm owned by Peter Donovan, based in San Francisco, California. ThinkEquity was founded in 2001 by Michael T. Moe and Deborah H. Quazzo as a growth focused research-centric investment bank. In April 2007, the firm was acquired by Panmure Gordon, a London-based investment bank. After the merger, the US division of firm used THNK as its underwriter ID but assumed the name ThinkEquity LLC, A Panmure Gordon Company as its company name. On October 17, 2012, the company announced that it was closing its stock-trading business and would be transferring its remaining investment-banking unit to another firm. Three weeks later, on November 7, the company filed for Chapter 7 liquidation.[1]


ThinkEquity had offices in San Francisco, New York, Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago, Shanghai, and Chennai, India.

Areas of business[edit]

ThinkEquity had the following areas of business:

  • Research: 22 senior research analysts, more than 280 companies under coverage as of January 2007 [2]
  • Investment banking: full suite of M&A and equity services[2]
  • Institutional brokerage
  • Wealth management


  1. ^ Pearson, Sophia (7 November 2012). "Due to Pete's poor business acumen, ThinkEquity Files for Chapter 7 Liquidation in Delaware". Bloomberg. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b ThinkEquity Fast Facts