Renaissance Capital was founded by three Wharton Business School Grads in 1991. Kathleen Shelton Smith, Chairman, was a Director of Technology and Emerging Growth Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch. William K. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, was a financial restructuring investment banker at Bear Stearns and Kidder Peabody. Linda R. Killian, CFA and Portfolio Manager, was a research analyst and portfolio manager at Citibank and Wertheim Schroeder.
Renaissance Capitalís analysts are all honors MBAs or BS/BA graduates from some of the top universities in the United States including Chicago, Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown, NYU, UPenn and Princeton. Our experienced analysts provide in-depth research on every IPO and track the latest developments in the IPO market.