Los Angeles, CA – February 26, 2020 – Wedbush Securities, a leading financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California, today announced the promotion of Francis Paulino, from Senior Vice President, to Managing Director of Investment Banking. Francis heads Wedbush’s mobile capital formation business, focused on at-the-market offerings and stock repurchase programs. He is based in the firm’s New York office, and reports to EVP and Head of Investment Banking, Burke Dempsey.
Francis has more than two decades of experience in capital markets as a trader, treasurer, securities exchange executive, and investment banker. He has covered a variety of sectors and executed many financing and M&A transactions. His skill set complements Wedbush’s processing infrastructure and desire to offer clients low-cost best execution.
“Francis is one of the few investment bankers who also understands financial infrastructure and regulations in great detail, which allowed him to develop a mobile solution for anytime/anywhere stock issuance or buybacks,” stated Burke Dempsey. “Francis brings his clients the best of both modern and classic investment banking.”
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Since our founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial services industry, providing our clients, both private and institutional, with a wide range of securities brokerage, wealth management, and investment banking services; Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with 100 registered offices and nearly 900 colleagues, the firm focuses on client service and financial safety, innovation, and the utilization of advanced technology.