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parent =foundation = 2001
|Industry||Financial services, Investment Bank|
San Francisco, California, United States
|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.
ThinkEquity had offices in San Francisco, New York, Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago, Shanghai, and Chennai, India.
Areas of business
ThinkEquity had the following areas of business:
- Research: 22 senior research analysts, more than 280 companies under coverage as of January 2007 
- Investment banking: full suite of M&A and equity services
- Institutional brokerage
- Wealth management
- 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.
- ThinkEquity Fast Facts
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