Tag: Piper Jaffray

Pacific Ethanol hires Piper Jaffray to help sell off assets ahead of debt refinancing

Pacific Ethanol hires Piper Jaffray to help sell off assets ahead of debt refinancing

March 18, 2019 |

In California, the Sacramento Business Journal reports that Pacific Ethanol has hired Piper Jaffray to help sell off assets in an effort to be able to refinance $67 million in debt by year’s end but the company didn’t say which assets it may be looking to dispose of. The company may also look at doing […]

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Syntroleum receives purchase offers, hires Piper Jaffray

Syntroleum receives purchase offers, hires Piper Jaffray

July 29, 2013 |

In Oklahoma, Syntroleum has received several unsolicited purchase offers after experiencing a rough economic climate since 2012. The company has since hired Piper Jaffray & Co to scout “strategic alternatives.” Given the favorable commercial environment, the company believes that now is an appropriate time to broadly review its strategic alternatives with respect to its renewable […]

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Will projected corn yields go even lower?

Will projected corn yields go even lower?

August 27, 2012 |

In Minnesota, Piper Jaffray’s Michael Cox offered an update on the US drought and corn harvests: “With the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour wrapping up this week, we believe there is modest downside risk to the USDA’s most recent corn yield forecast of 123 bushels per acre. “Based on the Pro Farmer state-level corn yield […]

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Mechanization of Brazil’s sugarcane industry: the outlook, the impact

Mechanization of Brazil’s sugarcane industry: the outlook, the impact

February 13, 2012 |

In Brazil, Michael Cox and Mike Ritzenthaler of Piper Jaffray write: “Multiple factors are converging that will likely drive increased mechanization in Brazil’s sugarcane industry. While it’s difficult to separate bad luck (drought conditions for two straight growing seasons) from under-investment, it was clear during our week-long tour of Brazil’s farm sector that upgrading and […]

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Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference: the analyst view

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference: the analyst view

[ 1 ] April 26, 2011 |

Piper Jaffray’s Mike Cox and Mike Ritzenthaler, and Raymond James’ Pavel Molchanov, publish notes on the progress of advanced biofuels following their meetings and presentations at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference. Cox/Ritzenthaler: Does the Path to Advanced Biofuels run Through Lipstick? “Many nascent bio-based technologies need a near-term market to gain traction and volume sales […]

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