Sector Expertise

A Comprehensive Commitment to Technology & Services

Baird’s integrated Technology & Services platform serves institutional and corporate clients through dedicated and highly specialized Research, Sales and Trading, and global Investment Banking teams.

Research

Baird covers a diverse universe of over 150 companies spanning key industry subsectors, including:

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Mobile Media
  • Facility Services
  • Human Capital Technology & Solutions
  • Information & Education Solutions  
  • Internet / Interactive Entertainment
  • IT Solutions & Networking
  • Semiconductor Components
  • Software & SaaS

We provide proprietary analysis on individual companies with focused expertise and a deep understanding of broader industry dynamics and trends. This knowledge is earned through high-quality field research, survey work, market visits and corporate field trips over a multi-year period.

Baird’s nine senior analysts have over 140 years of combined Technology & Services sector experience and are supported by a team of 13 associate analysts.

A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

Greenwich Associates U.S. Equity Investors – Small/Mid-Cap Funds, April 2015. Survey conducted with 92 small-cap and mid-cap fund managers. Rankings for qualitative metrics are based on leading research firms in survey.

RESEARCH

"Overall research and analyst service quality"

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SALES

"Capability of sales professional or team"

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ACCESS

"Access to small-/mid-cap companies' management"

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Sales and Trading

Baird serves institutional money managers around the world by delivering our industry-leading Technology & Services insights. Baird’s dedicated Technology & Business Services trading team makes a market in more than 400 stocks in these sectors. Baird’s Institutional Equity Sales team also features dedicated specialists to work with technology- and business services-focused funds across North America and Europe.

Global Investment Banking

The Technology & Services Investment Banking team has an established track record advising public companies, private business owners and private equity sponsors on M&A and financing transactions. Aggregate transaction value since 2007 is over $50 billion. Sectors served include:

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Communication/Wireless
  • Education
  • Distribution
  • Facility & Rental
  • Healthcare
  • Human Capital
  • Industrial & Energy Management
  • Information
  • IT & Professional
  • Marketing
  • Software
  • Test & Measurement
  • Transportation & Logistics

View our recent M&A and Equity transactions.

Baird's global investment banking and financial sponsor coverage provides an extensive network of relationships that benefit our clients.