Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a full-service investment bank and asset management firm focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, public offerings, public finance, institutional brokerage, investment management and securities research. Through its principal subsidiary, Piper Jaffray & Co., the company targets corporations, institutional investors, and public entities. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Piper Jaffray has 54 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The company was founded in 1895. In 2015, Forbes magazine recognized Piper Jaffray on its list of Americas 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies. Piper Jaffray was also named 2014 Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions Journal.