New York, NY August 20,, 2010 Aegis Capital is pleased to announce it has has acquired all the customer accounts of a New York Brokerage firm. The transaction has added over four-thousand clients to Aegis Capital. Aegis’s ability to provide a full service platform has allowed for a strategic acquisition in a seamless transitional manner. Aegis currently maintains a dual clearing platform with Penson and JP Morgan and the clients will be primarily a custodian of Penson.

Aegis Capital CEO Robert Eide commented “We are excited about the opportunity to add additional clients on to our platform and to have them serviced by our current Financial Advisors.” “Our team worked collectively in closing this transaction and involved all facets of our operation”. “We look forward to continuing our execution and growth strategy of every phase of our business.”

About Aegis­ Aegis 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 Robert Eide, 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 eight 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 of Penson and JP Morgan.

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