David M. Gray Joins Stifel Nicolaus Weisel as Vice Chairman in

David M. Gray Joins Stifel Nicolaus Weisel as Vice Chairman in
Investment Banking Focused on Industrials 
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/12 --  Stifel Financial Corp.
(NYSE: SF) today announced that David M. Gray has joined the firm as
a Vice Chairman in Investment Banking focused on Industrials. Mr.
Gray, who will be based in the firm's Baltimore office, will be
responsible for client relationships across industrials and, in
particular, in the Industrial & Environmental services sectors. 
Victor Nesi, Co-Head of the Institutional Group at Stifel Financial,
said, "I am very pleased to have David join Stifel. His addition to
our Industrials franchise further solidifies our commitment to this
sector. His extensive relationships and industry expertise are the
right fit for our growing industrials team." 
"The addition of David is another example of the proven talent
attracted to the Stifel platform," commented Brad Raymond, Co-Head of
Investment Banking at Stifel Nicolaus Weisel. "His experience in the
Industrial & Environmental services sectors allows us to build out
our broader industrials franchise, an area that is of strategic
importance to the firm." 
Mr. Gray joins Stifel from Credit Suisse Securities, where he held
senior positions in the Global Industrials Group, most recently as a
Managing Director and Senior Advisor. He has advised clients on $3.4
billion of mergers and acquisitions over the past twelve months.  
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Gray was a Managing Director at
Deutsche Bank Securities and Alex. Brown & Sons. Mr. Gray began his
investment banking career at Robertson, Colman & Stephens after
working as a consultant at Bain & Company. He graduated from Harvard
College with a BA and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. 
Company Information 
 Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a
financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis,
Missouri that conducts its banking, securities, and financial
services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel
clients are served through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
and through Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, the investment banking division
of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, in the U.S., through
Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. in Canada, and through Stifel Nicolaus
Europe Limited in the United Kingdom and Europe. The Company's
broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment
banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services
to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and
municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer
and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. offers
trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel Financial,
please visit the Company's website at www.stifel.com. 
Investor Relations Contact
Sarah Anderson
(415) 364-2500
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