Jacob & Company Securities Inc.

Jacob & Company Securities Inc.

November 16, 2007 06:00 ET

Jacob & Company Securities Adds Senior Investment Banker to Growing Team

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2007) - Sasha Jacob, President and CEO, Jacob & Company Securities Inc. ("Jacob & Company"), today announced that Susan J. McArthur has joined Jacob & Company as a Senior Investment Banker. Jacob & Company is an independent investment bank providing underwriting and advisory services to companies in the renewable power, infrastructure and energy sectors. Ms. McArthur will be located at the company's expanding Toronto office.

"Susan brings a wide range of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance expertise as a result of her past employment with Lazard Ltd. and N M Rothschild & Sons Canada Limited in both the North American and European markets," said Mr. Jacob. "We have a number of advisory mandates and we're pleased our clients will be able to benefit from her experience. Susan's wide-ranging investment banking experience and network is a good fit with Jacob & Company's growing client base."

"In a very short period of time Jacob & Company has established itself as the leader in the alternative energy sector," Ms. McArthur said. "It is exciting to join such a dynamic and accomplished group of individuals."

Since the launch of Jacob & Company in early 2007, the firm has led or taken part in over 12 financings valued at more than $200 million.

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