MILWAUKEE, Feb. 6, 2018 -Baird, an employee-owned, international capital markets, wealth management, private equity, and asset management firm, today announced the following Managing Director promotions in the firm’s Global Investment Banking group for 2018:

  • Justin Holsen – Equity Capital Markets team – Milwaukee
  • Jordan Klein – Global Tech & Services team – Chicago
  • Matt Tingler – Global Consumer team – Chicago
  • Maria Watts – Global Consumer team – Chicago

Baird Global Investment Banking now includes more than 270 investment banking professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

About Baird Global Investment Banking 
Baird is a leading global investment bank focused on the middle market. Approximately 270 investment banking professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia provide corporations, entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital firms with in-depth market knowledge and extensive experience in merger and acquisition, debt advisory and equity financing transactions. Since 2012, Baird has completed nearly 430 advisory transactions representing more than $113 billion in transaction value and 518 financings raising more than $135 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 – its 14th consecutive year on the list.

About Baird 
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 3,400 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird has $171 billion in client assets. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 – its 14th consecutive year on the list. Baird is the marketing name of Baird Financial Group. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at

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