BB&T Capital Markets has hired industry veteran Bret Jordan to lead its automotive aftermarket equity research team.
Jordan, who has 19 years in the automotive aftermarket and consumer and specialty consumer equity research sectors, will assume the firm’s broad coverage of industry participants, from suppliers, distributors and retailers to professional installers.
BB&T says it is the only full-service capital markets firm with a dedicated automotive aftermarket practice, including research, corporate banking and investment banking.
“Bret’s addition to our team expands our leadership position and provides a rich, in-depth view of the automotive aftermarket sector for our clients,” says Patrick O’Shea, head of BB&T's equity capital markets.
Jordan was named 2010 “Top Stock Picker” by Thomson Reuters for the specialty retail/automotive aftermarket sector, is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Association of Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and the Boston Security Analysts Society.