Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> December 7, 2009

“must-have” Exposure In Mlps – John D. Edwards – Morgan Keegan& Company, Inc.

John D. Edwards is Senior Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst for Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., leading the firm's research effort covering publicly traded partnerships involved in energy and energy infrastructure. Before joining Morgan Keegan in 2006, Mr. Edwards was a Managing Partner of Vektor Investment Group, LLC, where he consulted on energy infrastructure projects and real estate development. He also worked in equities research with Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. as a Vice President and Senior Analyst covering natural gas pipelines, and as an Associate Analyst covering automotive suppliers. Mr. Edwards began his career in the energy industry with Edison International, where he worked in a variety of roles including regulatory finance, M&A, project finance and business development for independent power generation projects. He received his B.A. in economics from Occidental College in Los Angeles, and an MBA from California State University, Fullerton, and also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is also a Member of the CFA Society of Houston. Profile
TWST: Energy infrastructure is kind of a broad space, where do you focus your attention?

Mr. Edwards: We focus our attention on the energy master limited partnerships, specifically, mostly those