Jacob Securities Inc.

February 02, 2011 12:24 ET

Jacob Securities Announces Research Appointments

Firm Expands Coverage to Energy Mining Sector

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) - Jacob Securities Inc. today announced the strengthening of its equity research team with the appointment of three analysts.

Luisa Moreno is a Research Analyst who will spearhead the firm's expansion into the energy-related mining sectors of uranium, lithium, coal and rare earth metals.

Ms. Moreno comes to Jacob Securities from Goldman Sachs affiliate Lusight Research, where she was an Equity Research Analyst covering global precious and base metal companies.

She holds a PhD in materials and mechanics from Imperial College London in the United Kingdom.

"We are pleased to welcome Luisa to our research team as we grow our coverage beyond renewable power and clean technology to include related sectors in energy mining and oil & gas," said Sasha Jacob, President and CEO.

Also joining Jacob Securities is Mark Jarvi as Research Associate, covering renewable power and clean technology. Mr. Jarvi is in the final phase of a PhD program and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst certification.

Joining Jacob Securities in the firm's Calgary office is Cameron Bean, B.Comm., B.Sc. as Research Associate in the oil & gas sector.

About Jacob Securities

Jacob Securities Inc. is Canada's leading investment bank in renewable power and clean technology, in addition to providing comprehensive coverage of the complete energy spectrum, including conventional utilities, oil and gas and energy related mining. With 30 professionals, Jacob Securities provides underwriting, financial advisory, equity research, and sales and trading in our focused areas of coverage.

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