Backed by Baird's Premier Industrial Platform

No. 1

Baird ranked No. 1 for overall quality in sales, corporate access and research and earned an additional nine No. 1 rankings in Greenwich Associates' 2018 survey of institutional fund managers1

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Baird's sales and trading professionals make a market in more than 3,600 stocks and trade in markets across the globe.

Since 2012, our Global Investment Banking team has completed nearly 430 advisory transactions, representing more than $113 billion in transaction value and 518 financings raising more than $135 billion.

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Baird Capital's investment and operating professionals in the United States, Europe and Asia have raised $3.4 billion in private equity and venture capital and invested in more than 300 portfolio companies.


Jon Langenfeld, CFA
Head of Global Equities
Director of Research

Dan Renouard, CFA
Co-Head of Global Equities
Director of Distribution

Jennifer Grayson
Head of Global Corporate Access

Patrick Spencer
Vice Chairman
Institutional Equities, Europe

Steve Holt
Head of International Equity Sales

Joel Cohen
Co-Head of Global Industrial
Investment Banking

Joe Packee
Co-Head of Global Industrial
Investment Banking

James Benfield
Partner, Baird Capital

Andrew Brickman
Partner, Baird Capital

Brett Tucker
Partner, Baird Capital

Andrew Tse
Partner, Baird Capital

1Greenwich Associates North American Equity Investors – U.S. Small-/Mid-Cap Funds and U.S. Equities Sales, Corporate Access & Research, May 2018. Surveys conducted with 110 small-cap and mid-cap fund managers and 194 fund managers and 275 traders, respectively. Rankings for qualitative metrics based on leading research firms in surveys.

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The Great Skills Shift

Baird's Director of Global Equities reflects on the forces driving the future of industrial labor.

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Owning the Challenge

A panel of C-suite executives discusses how global companies are addressing the industrial sector's labor crisis.

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Driving Efficiency

Baird Global Investment Banking reports on how global companies are implementing innovative strategies to mitigate the industrial labor shortage.

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Man Meets Machine

Baird Capital explores the unique advantages of collaborative robots, or "cobots."

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Baird's Global Industrial Conference

For nearly 50 years, Baird's Global Industrial Conference has connected premier companies, industry leaders and active investors.