SOURCE: Catalyst Ventures, Inc.

Catalyst Ventures, Inc.

June 18, 2009 13:44 ET

WorldVest Announces the Addition of Sterling McGregor

McGregor to Become Senior Vice President & National Sales Manager

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) - Catalyst Ventures, Inc. dba "WorldVest" (OTCBB: CTLV), a global merchant bank, announced today that Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Senior Vice President and assumed the newly created position of National Sales Manager. In this position, McGregor plays a key role in the development of new investment platforms as well as in the structuring and strategic management of securities investment offerings sponsored by WorldVest.

Commenting about the addition of McGregor to WorldVest's senior management team, Chief Executive Officer Garrett K. Krause said, "We are thrilled to have Sterling as the newest member of our team. He is a gifted professional who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience."

McGregor joins WorldVest from CORE Realty Holdings, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, directly responsible for the company's acquisitions, financing and asset management. Over the past decade, he was responsible for sourcing, arranging financing for, and ultimately acquiring approximately 20 million square feet of Tenant in Common ("TIC") properties with aggregate values in excess of $3.8 billion.

McGregor is a licensed FINRA Securities Representative and a California Real Estate Broker with a degree in finance from Brigham Young University.

Additionally, WorldVest has announced the departure of Garry Michael Kann, former Director and Senior Banker within its recently acquired global banking & advisory division. Mr. Kann, who joined WorldVest Equity through its February 2009 acquisition of Corporate Capital Group, is no longer with WorldVest and is pursuing other interests.

About Catalyst Ventures, Inc. dba WorldVest

WorldVest is a global merchant bank that offers not only traditional investment banking, asset management and advisory services, but also makes direct investments as a principal in select high-growth transactions on a global basis. WorldVest seeks to set a new standard, emerging as a partner and solution provider where one did not previously exist. WorldVest is a majority controlled subsidiary of WorldVest Equity, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WVVEF)

For more information about Catalyst Ventures, Inc. dba WorldVest, please refer to the company's website at

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