Philadelphia, PA - January 22, 2014 - CBRE Clarion Securities announced today that Hinds Howard has joined the firm as a Senior Research Analyst. In his new role Mr. Howard will be responsible for evaluating the listed master limited partnerships ("MLPs") and energy infrastructure companies in North America and will report to Jeremy Anagnos, the firm’s Senior Global Portfolio Manager responsible for listed infrastructure mandates.
"We are excited to welcome Hinds to our team as he brings significant and valuable experience to our firm’s listed infrastructure capabilities," said T. Ritson Ferguson, CEO and Co-CIO of CBRE Clarion Securities. "MLPs and North American energy securities are a growing portion of our listed infrastructure investment universe, and Hinds’ expertise will help increase our team’s coverage of this important sub-sector."
Mr. Howard joins CBRE Clarion Securities from Guzman Investment Strategies, where he was a portfolio manager and partner focusing on managing separate accounts with an MLP investment focus. Over the past four years, Mr. Howard has managed client portfolios investing in MLPs and North American energy securities. Prior to that, he worked for Lehman Brothers analyzing and modeling public and private energy MLPs, first in the investment banking division and subsequently for an investment fund investing in MLPs. Mr. Howard has nearly 10 years of listed MLP and North American energy investment experience.
Mr. Howard earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Babson College and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Boston University (summa cum laude). Mr. Howard is a regular speaker and presenter at MLP industry conferences, including the Platts MLP Conference, the PWC MLP User Conference and the OPIS Supply Conference. He has been the author of a blog on MLP investing since 2009 (mlpguy.com) which CBRE Clarion will continue to update with weekly commentary.