Capital Markets

Andrew J. Malik
Chairman, Needham & Company, LLC and Head of Capital Markets

Telephone: (212) 705-0304

Andrew Malik was named Chairman of Needham & Company in 2008. Prior to Needham, he spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers, where he was a partner and subsequently managing director. During his time at Lehman, Mr. Malik’s duties included serving as head of Technology Capital Markets and head of the Banking Development Group. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he ran Capital Markets and Institutional Sales for C.E. Unterberg, Towbin (which became L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin) from 1971 to 1987. Earlier in his career, Mr. Malik was a security analyst with Josephthal & Co. and a partner in charge of Institutional Sales with Muriel Siebert & Co. A well respected Wall Street veteran, he has worked on more than one thousand equity, debt, and M&A transactions. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors of several technology companies and venture firms, including a number of years as chairman of the Audit Committee of Hummingbird, Inc. Mr. Malik also lectures extensively on college campuses on a variety of topics related to corporate finance.

Rudy Balseiro
Managing Director, Head of Syndicate Department

Telephone: (212) 705-0345

Mr. Balseiro joined Needham & Company in 2007. Rudy has over 22 years of experience working in equity capital markets on deal origination and execution. He has enjoyed a wide range of transaction experience - from small IPOs to billion dollar follow-ons, 144a offerings to Registered Directs. This breadth of transaction history allows Rudy to provide value to issuers of all sizes in a range of capital markets environments. Prior to joining Needham, he spent three years at Bear, Stearns & Co. and thirteen at Prudential Securities, where he worked in a variety of roles throughout the capital markets structure. In his prior positions his responsibilities included origination, managing the daily functions of equity syndicate and execution of corporate repurchase programs. Rudy did his undergraduate work at Seton Hall University and graduate work at Pace University.

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