Thomas Weisel Staffs Up

Thomas Weisel Partners has formed an I-banking team dedicated to the alternative energy and cleantech market. It will be led by John Book, who previously was with First Albany Capital. His former team members Robert Kaplan and Chris Gidopoulos also are coming aboard. In other Thomas Weisel Partners news, the firm said that chief administrative officer David Baylor will take over as chief financial officer on April 2. www.tweisel.com