Imperial Capital Announces the Expansion of Its Fixed Income Institutional Sales Business

Imperial Capital Announces the Expansion of Its Fixed Income Institutional 
Sales Business 
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 --  Imperial Capital
Group, LLC ("Imperial Capital") announced today the growth of its
fixed income sales & trading business with the hiring of senior fixed
income sales professionals designed to drive the franchise's fixed
income capabilities to institutional investors in the US and the EEA.
The strategic expansion includes the hiring of four senior sales
hires in Imperial Capital, LLC, its US based investment banking
platform, and Imperial Capital (International) LLP, its UK affiliate. 
"We have focused Imperial's fixed income sales growth on hiring
seasoned professionals to join our existing core business," said Tom
Corcoran, President. "The capabilities these senior veterans bring to
Imperial expands our existing fixed income franchise and helps us to
better serve the European and US institutional investor community.
Imperial now has over 40 fixed income sales professionals combined
with 11 fixed income senior traders together in the US and the UK
with continued expansion plans in 2013. Our employee base now has
over 230 professionals." 
In the US, Imperial Capital, LLC's ("Imperial") High Yield Sales &
Trading Group added veteran fixed income sales Managing Director,
Kevin King, and its High Grade/Hybrid Sales & Trading Group hired
senior fixed income professionals Jim Mannino and Peggy Turner, both
Managing Directors. In addition, Imperial Capital (International) LLP
("Imperial UK") hired Sally Badie, a senior sales professional
focused on fixed income for its European franchise.  
Mr. Kevin King is a Managing Director in the High Yield Sales Group
in New York and brings over 20 years of fixed income experience to
Imperial's franchise. Prior to joining Imperial, Mr. King was a
Managing Director at Barclays Capital Inc. Prior to Barclays, he was
a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers. Mr. King also spent six
years in London, four of which were as a Director for Deutsche Bank
Securities, and two with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities
Corporation with whom he had previously worked for in New York. Mr.
King earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Villanova
University. 
Mr. Jim Mannino joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director in the
High Grade/Hybrid Sales Group in New York. With over 15 years of
fixed income experience, Mr. Mannino was most recently a Managing
Director at Knight Capital Group. Prior to Knight Capital, Mr.
Mannino was a Director at Merrill Lynch in their fixed income sales
and trading group. Mr. Mannino also spent a significant part of his
career at Credit Suisse in their fixed income sales group and Dean
Witter as a Municipal Bond Trader. Mr. Mannino earned an MBA from
UCLA and a BA from Duke University. 
Ms. Peggy Turner joins Imperial Capital as a Managing Director in the
High Grade/Hybrid Sales Group in New York. With over 13 years of
fixed income experience, Ms. Turner spent the bulk of her career at
UBS Investment Bank on the investment grade sales desk and was most
recently at Knight Capital Group. Ms. Turner earned a BA from
Pepperdine University. 
Ms. Sally Badie joins Imperial UK with 15 years of fixed income sales
experience and as a Managing Director in Imperial UK's London office.
Most recently, Ms. Badie was a Partner, Credit Hedge Fund Sales and
Euro Credit Financial Trading at Chalkhill Partners LLP. In addition,
Ms. Badie worked in Credit Hedge Fund Sales at the Royal Bank of
Scotland in London as a Managing Director and for Christopher Street
Capital (GFI Group). Ms. Badie spent the bulk of her career with
Merrill Lynch International as a Director of Credit Hedge Fund Sales.
She earned a BSc from the University of Warwick. 
About Imperial Capital (International), LLP
 Imperial Capital
International, founded in 2011, is an affiliate of Imperial Capital,
LLC with an office in central London. Complementing Imperial
Capital's existing fixed income sales and trading franchise, Imperial
Capital International expanded the Imperial Capital franchise into
the EEA. The company focuses on selling the entire credit spectrum
and capital structure to its European institutional clients. 
About Imperial Capital, LLC
 Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a
full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New
York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston, and Chicago. The firm
currently employs over 230 professionals and offers a wide range of
proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle
market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides
institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield
and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds,
preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market
companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, merger and
acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization
advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be
found at www.imperialcapital.com.  
For more information regarding Imperial Capital (International), LLP, please 
contact: 
Brian Robertson
44 (0) 207 650 5401
brobertson@imperialcapital.com 
For more information regarding Imperial Capital, LLC, founded in 1997, please 
contact: 
Mark Martis
(310) 246-3674
mmartis@imperialcapital.com