New York, NY September 11, 2011. Aegis Capital is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Ramnarain “Joe” Jaigobind. Joe has been in the financial services arena for over twenty-plus years and has joined Aegis to spearhead Global Equity Capital Markets. Throughout his career, Mr. Jaigobind has raised in excess of fifty-five billion in capital markets through Leading, Co-Lead Manager or as a Syndicate Member. Mr. Jaigobind started his career at Shearson Lehman Brothers in the Private Client Group and was most recently at Rodman & Renshaw where he was Head of Global Equity Capital Markets. He served as Senior Vice President with Investec Ernst and was an Executive Managing Director at Maxim Group. Joe was a Chairman’s Circle Member of the US-India Business Council and was a Director of the Board of the US-Pakistan Business Council. He was also a member of the Susquehanna Investment Network based in Lewisburg. Mr. Jaigobind has previously served on the board of directors of Care Management International and is currently a Trustee of the West Street Charitable Foundation.

Robert Eide CEO commented; “The addition of Joe and his team will immediately enhance our capital markets team.” “Joe brings a proven track record and increases our breath and scope in the public middle markets arena.” “We look forward to integrating Joe into the Aegis Platform and assisting him in executing his financings.”

About Aegis­ Aegis Capital has been in business for the past 26 years and maintains a conflict free service platform catering to the needs of private clients, institutions and corporations. Aegis Capital Corporation was founded in 1984 by, the current CEO and Chairman. Aegis origins were based on servicing the specific needs of an extremely affluent customer base. Today, we have become a premiere full?service investment banking firm with twelve locations and employees stretching from Florida to Rochester, NY. We have clients in all 50 states and overseas. Aegis has been able to bring quality service through its clearing relationships with Penson and JP Morgan.

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