Sector Expert: Brandon Dobell
Brandon Dobell, partner and group head–global services for William Blair & Co., specializes in the energy, real estate services and technology industries. Dobell was previously group head–global services research at Credit Suisse. He also worked in equity research at Bank of America Securities. Dobell has won two awards in the Financial Times/StarMine "World's Top Analysts" listing, including being named the No. 2 earnings estimator for 2008 in diversified consumer services, and the No. 1 earnings estimator for 2009 in real estate management and development. Dobell has a master's degree in business administration (finance) from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, and bachelor's degrees in history and political science from the University of California, San Diego.
Oil Field Services Surprise: Brandon Dobell on the Upstart that Could Compete with the Big Three (9/4/14)
Consolidation is coming to the oil and gas industry, says Brandon Dobell of William Blair & Co. As economic recovery takes root, oil prices will stabilize at current levels and interest rates will remain low, creating conditions for mergers and acquisitions among explorers and producers and, in a ripple effect, among the oil field service companies they employ. In this interview with The Energy Report, Dobell offers a surprising prediction for a service company he expects to see playing in the big leagues soon.
"ENSV is an insider-heavy stock; having equity ownership helps keep key people focused on driving the business in the right direction."
The Energy Report Interview with Brandon Dobell