A Smart Deal

Moriarty, George B.
October 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/30/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 41, p2
Trade Publication
The author comments on the deal of investment bank Merrill Lynch to acquire Denver-based oil and gas boutique Petrie Parkman. According to the author, Merrill Lynch deserves credit for purchasing publicly traded investment management firms Blackrock Inc. He said that Merrill gains instant credibility in the energy sector by acquiring Petrie Parkman.


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