• Thomas Weisel Partners Group (San Francisco) reported the hiring of Raj Denhoy as a director in the research department who will lead coverage in the medical devices sector. With the addition of Denhoy, Thomas Weisel Partners' research coverage of the Healthcare sector has now grown to seven analysts covering more than 90 companies. Denhoy, who will be based in New York, has more than eight years of industry experience with Bear Stearns, Piper Jaffray and JP Morgan.