Former Bank of America Executive Joins AmeriCatalyst and EuroCatalyst

Former Bank of America Executive Joins AmeriCatalyst and EuroCatalyst

Angel Alban is Appointed COO, Managing Partner of Strategic Housing Finance
Advisory Firms

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmeriCatalyst LLC and
EuroCatalyst BV announce the appointment of Angel Alban as Chief Operating
Officer and Managing Partner. The sister strategic advisory, business
development and market-positioning firms in the global housing finance
industry are expanding their U.S. and European operations, which Alban will
oversee.

Alban will focus on client services to grow the portfolio of brands and
ventures for EuroCatalyst, AmeriCatalyst and the AmeriCatalyst Idea Lab, the
501c3 non-profit wing of AmeriCatalyst LLC. Alban will also oversee the
mortgage banking services segment, IT, new product development and Internet
lending strategies.

Both AmeriCatalyst and EuroCatalyst are renowned for their influential annual
conferences focused on the impact of globalization on the housing finance
industry. "Angel brings 21 years of housing finance experience in U.S. and
global mortgage banking markets and is a high impact leader in driving
innovation and growth at the institutional and retail levels," said Toni Moss,
CEO and Founder of EuroCatalyst BV and AmeriCatalyst LLC. 

Alban held a variety of executive roles at Bank of America ranging from loan
originations and servicing to capital markets and global markets. Most
recently, Alban served as Transition Executive for Settlement Services and
Strategy Executive for credit loss mitigation, vendor strategies and mortgage
insurance claims. Says Alban, "I've witnessed the growth and influence of
EuroCatalyst and AmeriCatalyst for the past twelve years, and am honored to be
part of such innovative and well-respected firms in Europe and the United
States. They are truly pioneers in the housing finance industry, and I look
forward to working with our clients and partners on new groundbreaking ideas
and sustainable solutions for our industry."
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About AmeriCatalyst LLC and EuroCatalyst BV

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AmeriCatalyst LLC is a highly entrepreneurial and specialized advisory firm
focused on corporate strategy and business development, proprietary research,
marketing, market positioning, communications and investor relations for
companies engaged in all sectors of the residential real estate and housing
finance industry in North American markets. Established in early 2010 and
headquartered in Austin, Texas, AmeriCatalyst is the sister company to
EuroCatalyst BV, which provides similar services for the European and Middle
Eastern markets. EuroCatalyst was established by Toni Moss in 2000 with
headquarters in Hilversum, The Netherlands. In 2012, the two firms celebrated
the 10th anniversary of the groundbreaking EuroCatalyst/AmeriCatalyst annual
event series exploring the impact of globalization on housing finance.

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CONTACT: For media inquiries
         Erika Kowalski
         (erika.kowalski@americatalyst.com)
          +1 512-551-9332

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