James Jang is the Managing Director / Maritime & Special Situations. Prior to joining Aegis Capital, Mr. Jang was the senior analyst heading up the industrials, infrastructure, and clean-technology sectors at Maxim Group. Previously, Mr. Jang was a senior analyst at Sidoti & Co. covering furniture and textiles, and was an equity research associate at Canaccord Genuity on the shipping and upstream E&P teams. Before transitioning over to equity research, Mr. Jang was a banker at Meriel Partners, an aviation and maritime focused investment bank in Seoul, leading their ECA financing and private debt placement activities and was also the lead associate for DeltaPoint Capital Management, a buy-out private equity firm located in Rochester, NY.

Robert Eide Aegis’ CEO commented: “With the addition of James as Managing Director /Maritime & Special Situations Aegis continues to expand the scope of our research department. James’ knowledge and experience will be instrumental in helping our advisors, clients and issuers.”

Michael Pata Aegis’ Head of Business Development commented: “James is a valuable addition to Aegis Capital’s continued effort to expand our research department and we are pleased he has joined our firm. James’ experience with Special Situations namely the industrials, infrastructure, maritime and clean-technology sectors will be a valuable addition to our firm.”

About Aegis Capital Corporation

Aegis Capital Corporation has been in business for over 35 years and maintains a conflict free service platform catering to the needs of private clients, institutions and corporations. Aegis Capital Corp. was founded in 1984 by Robert Eide, the current CEO and Chairman. Aegis is a premiere full-service investment banking firm with over twenty locations and employees stretching across the US. Aegis is able to bring quality service through its primary clearing relationship with RBC Correspondent Services (RBC CS) whose parent company, Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) is one of the world’s leading diversified financial services companies.

Any questions contact:

Michael Pata, Head of Business Development

Telephone: 1-212-813-1010