D.A. Davidson & Co. said Monday that Chris Rockers has joined its investment banking team as managing director in the firm’s energy practice. Rockers is the co-founder of ESC Solutions and previously worked at a variety of firms, including Alpina Capital, FTI Consulting and Falkenberg Capital.
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–D.A. Davidson & Co., a full-service national investment banking firm, announced today that it has hired Chris Rockers to join its growing investment banking team as managing director in the firm’s energy practice.
“The advisory track record and strong relationships Chris has make him a stellar addition to our team,” said Monte Giese, co-head of investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “He adds specialized expertise in the energy space having worked in the industry for over a decade.”
Rockers joins D.A. Davidson in Denver with over 15 years of experience in investment banking and private equity, principally in the oil and gas and energy sectors. His experience includes co-founder of ESC Solutions, where he directed mergers and acquisitions for oilfield services companies. He began his career in energy at Cornerstone Holdings, where he led a multi-company roll-up acquisition strategy to create Magna Energy Services. Previously, he worked on financing and M&A advisory with a variety of firms, including Alpina Capital, FTI Consulting and Falkenberg Capital. Rockers earned his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University, his MBA from the University of Denver, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
About D.A. Davidson & Co.
D.A. Davidson & Co. is a full-service investment firm with operations throughout the country. D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets Group provides capital markets services and products that include investment banking, institutional sales, trading, research and corporate services. The firm’s industry-driven research teams offer award-winning research and are supported by a dedicated group of sales and trading professionals. D.A. Davidson’s investment banking team underwrites public offerings, serves as a placement agent for private financings, and advises companies on mergers and acquisitions.
D.A. Davidson & Co. is one of four firms within D.A. Davidson Companies, an employee-owned financial services company that is celebrating its 80th year in business. With over 1,300 employees working in 24 states, D.A. Davidson Companies is responsible for more than $45.1 billion in client assets under management and administration.