Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> December 31, 2015

Oil and Gas Services and Equipment Still a Difficult Space

Dobell, Brandon
Brandon Dobell is a Partner and Group Head, Global Services, at William Blair & Company, L.L.C. HeĀ specializes in the energy, information, marketing, real estate services and technology, and education services and technology industries. Mr. Dobell was previously Group Head, Global Services Research, at Credit Suisse. He also worked in equity research at Bank of America Securities. Mr. Dobell was named number two stock picker in the 2015 StarMine Analyst Awards for his coverage of real estate management and development. Mr. Dobell has an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and a B.A. in history and political science from the University of California, San Diego. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a snapshot of your coverage universe.

Mr. Dobell: We focus on the service and equipment companies, as opposed to producers or refiners or