SOURCE: Southern Trust Securities, Inc.

August 15, 2014 16:44 ET

STS and GSI Announce Alternative Business Model

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2014) - Southern Trust Securities, Inc. (STS) (PINKSHEETS: SOHL) and Global Strategic Investments, LLC (GSI) announced a mutual decision to join forces using a more direct alternative and terminate the Branch Agreement process.

STS's Robert Escobio commented, "The regulatory process to implement a Branch Agreement is costly and complex; therefore, we have decided to terminate the interim process with a more efficient alternative."

Orlando Medellin, Chief Executive Officer of GSI, commented, "The alternative being explored will provide an expanded product selection to clients in a shorter time frame while still reducing expenses."

About Southern Trust Securities, Inc. (STS)
STS is a financial services company offering securities brokerage, investment banking, asset management and private wealth management for a growing base of retail and institutional, corporate, and high-net-worth clients primarily in Latin America and Europe. STS services include access to international investment opportunities in the U.S. and foreign capital markets, offshore entities for financial planning, and cross-border transactions, including private placements, bridge financing and reverse mergers into publicly-traded shell corporations.

About Global Strategic Investments LLC (GSI)
GSI is a financial services company offering securities brokerage, investment banking, asset management and private wealth management for a growing base of retail and institutional, corporate, and high-net-worth clients primarily in Latin America.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Southern Trust Securities, Inc.
    Robert Escobio
    305-446-4800

    Global Strategic Investments, LLC
    Orlando Medellin
    Chief Executive Officer
    305-373-3326