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Murray Wise Associates LLC

February 06, 2012 15:04 ET

Murray Wise Associates Expands Presence in Western States

CHAMPAIGN, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 6, 2012) - Murray Wise Associates has expanded its capabilities in the Western United States with the addition of Richard Brown, CFA, who brings broad experience in both finance and agriculture.

"We've had several opportunities to work with Richard and are delighted to bring him on board full time. He will be actively involved in all areas of the business -- financial advisory, land auctions and farm management operations -- with a particular focus on Utah and Idaho," said Ken Nofziger, company president.

As a real estate professional specializing in agricultural properties, Brown has worked with several institutional asset managers in identifying and evaluating farmland investments. He also has an extensive finance background, having worked in asset management and banking at Citigroup Investments in New York City and BNP Paribas in San Francisco. Brown is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Duke University's MBA program, where he studied finance and strategy.

"We're excited about this addition, and we continue to seek innovative, experienced professionals in areas where we are finding great opportunities," said Nofziger.

About Murray Wise Associates LLC
Murray Wise Associates LLC, headquartered in Champaign, Ill., with additional offices in Florida and Iowa, is a leading national agricultural real estate marketing and auction company. The company also manages farmland assets for individual clients in Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

About Murray Wise Capital LLC
Murray Wise Capital LLC is a financial advisory firm providing investment banking and strategic advisory services to companies in the agribusiness industry. The company offers mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, restructuring and valuation advice to processors, producers, manufacturers and dealers of agriculture-related products and services. More auction information.

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