SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

May 04, 2010 04:45 ET

Imperial Capital Continues Expansion of Capital Markets Team

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2010) -  Imperial Capital announced that Travis Black has joined the Firm as Managing Director, High Yield Capital Markets in the Investment Banking Group based out of the firm's Los Angeles office. Before joining Imperial, Mr. Black worked in leveraged finance and high yield capital markets for nearly a decade, having worked for Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Bear, Stearns & Co. Imperial Capital has significantly expanded its client service offering with the strategic growth of the firm to over 170 employees.

"Travis brings significant experience and relationships to Imperial Capital to service our corporate and institutional clients. We continue to grow the firm strategically to further enhance our unique client service offering across the capital structure," said Jason Reese, Chairman and CEO of Imperial Capital.

Chris Shepard, Co-head of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets, added, "We are very pleased to have Travis as part of our Capital Markets team. The combination of his high yield expertise and Imperial Capital's broad distribution platform will expand our capital markets activity."

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, Boston, Houston and Minneapolis. The firm currently employs over 170 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.

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