Benjamin Zucker is the Head of Specialty Finance Research where he will provide coverage of the financial sector with a focus on specialty finance companies (BDCs, REITs, Alternative & Specialty Asset Managers and Special Situations). Prior to joining Aegis Capital, Mr. Zucker worked at BTIG, LLC as a Financial Analyst and Director covering mortgage REITs and other real estate finance companies. While at BTIG, Mr. Zucker was responsible for interacting with buy-side clients, interfacing with corporate management teams, organizing and attending non-deal roadshows, tracking industry data, maintaining company specific financial models and authoring regular research reports. Previously, Benjamin was a Vice President at JMP Securities LLC where he covered similar companies. Mr. Zucker began his career at Pritchard Capital Partners covering the oilfield services industry.

Robert Eide Aegis’ CEO commented: “We are pleased Ben has brought his wealth of knowledge in BDCs, REITs, Alternative and Special Situations to Aegis. Ben’s experience, credentials and vast understanding of these sectors will be a complement to our research team.”

Michael Pata Aegis’ Head of Business Development commented: “Ben will be a valuable addition to Aegis Capital’s research team and the overall growth of the firm. His comprehension of the financial sector will be a benefit for our advisors and client base”

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