Peel Hunt Strengthens Research Team

Peel Hunt is pleased to announce that Jonathan Pritchard and Anthony Leatham have joined the Company with immediate effect. Jonathan Pritchard joins the Research team as a Retail analyst and Anthony Leatham has been appointed as Head of Investment Companies Research to help build Peel Hunt’s Investment Companies offering.

Jonathan Pritchard joins Peel Hunt with over twenty two years of experience in research as a UK and European Retail Analyst. He has been a Retail Analyst at Stifel since 2005, covering a range of food and clothing retailers. Prior to this, Jonathan spent a number of years focusing on food retailers. He started in 1993 at UBS Phillips and Drew as UK Food Retail Analyst, before joining Morgan Stanley in 1998 as Pan Euro Food Retails Analyst and then another two years at UBS Securities as Head of UK Food Retail.

Anthony Leatham has joined Peel Hunt from Investec Wealth & Investment to help build its growing Investment Companies arm. Anthony has been at Investec for ten years, working for the last 8 years in the Funds Research team, with responsibility including global and US Equity open and closed ended funds. He also contributed to the funds portfolio construction and risk management in his role at Investec Wealth & Investment. Prior to this Anthony was a regulatory consultant at Deloitte, a position he held for five years, giving advisory services to a range of asset managers and investment banks.

Anthony increases the resourcing of the Investment Companies team, which includes Mark Thompson (Head of Investment Company Sales), Luke Simpson (Corporate) and David Kininmonth and Ben Hammond (Market Making).

Peel Hunt’s Investment Companies team will offer its clients a differentiated research, sales and trading service, and a bespoke corporate broking advisory service.