Marc Grasso Joins Stifel's Healthcare Investment Banking Group

Marc Grasso Joins Stifel's Healthcare Investment Banking Group 
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 --   Stifel Financial Corp.
(NYSE: SF) today announced that Marc Grasso, M.D. has joined the firm
as a Managing Director in its Healthcare Investment Banking Group.
Dr. Grasso, who is based in the firm's San Francisco office, will
cover biopharmaceutical companies in the U.S.  
"Healthcare continues to be an area of strategic importance to our
franchise. Marc's addition to the team further solidifies our
commitment to this sector, adding to our deep Healthcare Investment
Banking platform. With one of the strongest teams in the industry, we
are well-positioned to capitalize on the opportunities present in
today's environment," commented Brad Raymond, Co-Head of Investment
Banking at Stifel.  
"We are very pleased that Marc has joined Stifel's Healthcare
practice," stated Declan Quirke, Head of Healthcare Investment
Banking. "With 15 years of investment banking experience working with
companies in the healthcare space, Marc brings strong client
relationships in an area where we see significant opportunity for
Most recently, Dr. Grasso was a Managing Director in UBS's Global
Healthcare Group, responsible for coverage of biopharmaceutical
companies. Before joining UBS in 2010, Dr. Grasso was a Managing
Director with Leerink Swann, where he was instrumental in the west
coast expansion of their franchise. Dr. Grasso earned a Doctorate in
Medicine from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and an undergraduate
degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University.  
Stifel 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
in the U.S., through Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. in Canada, through
Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited in the United Kingdom and Europe, and
through Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. in the U.S. 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, please visit the Company's web site at 
Stifel Investor Relations
Sarah Anderson
(415) 364-2500 
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