PESA congratulates PESA Advisory Board Member Sanjiv Shah on his promotion to co-head of energy investment banking for Member Company Simmons Energy, A Division of Piper Jaffray. He joins Spencer Rippstein and Andrew Schroeder as co-heads.
Shah has 15 years of investment banking experience and is a managing director focused on the energy services and equipment sector. He joined Simmons in 2008 and was the second employee to begin as an analyst progressing to managing director. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for Citigroup for four years in London and Zurich, in fixed income credit markets and the financial institutions group, respectively. Shah has completed more than 100 projects in the areas of M&A, strategic advisory and capital markets. Additionally, he played a key role on the majority of Energy Services & Equipment U.S. IPOs during 2016, 2017 and 2018.
In 2018, he was named a 40 under 40 honoree by both the Houston Business Journal and Oil & Gas Investor and was a finalist for ACG Houston Oil & Gas Deal of the Year. He has served on the PESA Advisory Board since 2017 and was also the recipient of the 2019 PESA Industry Innovator Award.
Shah earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Manchester graduating with honors.