Imperial Capital names veteran airlines analyst as managing director

Imperial Capital, LLC has hired Michael Derchin, a longtime airline industry analyst, as a managing director and senior equity analyst, the company said.

The company said hiring Derchin reestablishes Imperial Capital´s airline equity research with specific industry coverage and extensive experience in the airline sector.

Prior to Imperial Capital, Derchin was a senior airline analyst at Sterne Agee CRT for six years. In addition, he served as an airline industry executive for American Airlines, Pan American World Airways and Mohawk Airlines.

Imperial Capital, LLC is a full-service investment bank offering a platform of comprehensive services to institutional investors and middle market companies.