Howard L. Ebo is the Senior Partner of Commonwealth of Atlanta, leading the organization that specializes in comprehensive financial planning strategies, including income protection, business succession and protection, retirement planning, wealth accumulation, estate and legacy planning.

Howard is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of experience shaping and executing strategies for professionals, executives, and business owners. His sole purpose is to fully understand a client’s needs and what is most important to him or her and provide value that will assist in helping the client achieve their goals. Howard gained his experience working at top Fortune 500 companies, including AXA Advisors, MetLife Financial Group, and Principal Financial Group.

Robert Eide Aegis’ CEO commented: “We are pleased Howard and his fellow professionals have chosen Aegis Capital to service the needs of his client base. Howard chose Aegis because of our robust platform of products and services he can provide his current clients, as well as have the resources to continue to expand his practice. Between Howard and his team, they have a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the financial and insurance markets that will be a great addition to Aegis.”

Michael Pata Aegis’ Head of Business Development commented: “Aegis continues to expand our reach, and with the opening of the Atlanta office we are committed to the growth of the firm. The Atlanta metropolitan area's economy is the tenth-largest in the country and among the top 20-largest in the world. Howard and his team will be a valuable addition to Aegis Capital and the overall growth and presence of the firm. Howard and his team are excited about the full service platform Aegis has to offer which includes investment banking, wealth management, insurance, retirement planning, structured products, private equity, alternatives, equity research, fixed income and special purpose vehicles.”

About Aegis Capital Corporation

Aegis Capital Corporation (“Aegis”) has been in the wealth management and investment banking business for over 35 years, catering to the needs of private clients, institutions and corporations. Aegis was founded in 1984 by Robert Eide, the current CEO and Chairman, and has over twenty branch offices stretching across the U.S. Aegis offers its investment representatives a conflict free service platform and is able to provide a full-range of products and services through its primary clearing relationship with RBC Correspondent Services 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

mpata@aegiscapcorp.com