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Company Overview of Sterne Agee Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Sterne Agee Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides retail and institutional brokerage services, investment banking and underwriting services, secondary trading of securities, and market making in over-the-counter stocks. It provides fixed income products and services, including U.S. agency debt, asset-backed securities, corporate industrial research, treasury securities, mortgage-backed securities, municipal debt, research and analytics, bank-owned life insurance, investment-grade research, and high-yield research, as well as corporate debt, including convertibles, preferred, and high yields. The company also provides financial services, including stocks, bonds, fixed income securit...

800 Shades Creek Parkway

Suite 700

Birmingham, AL 35209

United States

Founded in 1996





Key Executives for Sterne Agee Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Private Banking
Senior Managing Director of Private Client Group
Senior Managing Director and Head of Public Finance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sterne Agee Group, Inc. Key Developments

Sterne Agee Group, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Sterne Agee Group, Inc. named Eric Dusansky to manage its London office and equity division and Greg Croll to head its fixed income business also in London. Dusansky, senior managing director, relocated to London from New York, where he helped to establish Sterne Agee's presence after joining the company in 2007. Croll joins Sterne Agee from the London office of Imperial Capital and has more than two decades of experience in global high yield and special situations. With the appointment of much of the London leadership team, Yorvik Partners LLP founding partner Simon Mullaly will retire from the company. Mullaly was appointed head of international credit for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia following Sterne Agee's 2013 acquisition of Yorvik Partners, which was renamed Sterne Agee UK LLP.

Sterne Agee Announces New Managing Directors in Financial Institutions Group

Sterne Agee announced the hire of five new managing directors in their Investment Banking Division. Alex Alden and Michael Marinaccio, both hired in 2013, are joined by Matthew Clark, James Murray, and Jeffrey Jones in Sterne Agee's Investment Banking division. James Murray joined Sterne Agee as an investment banker in the firm's Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Murray brings extensive experience in advising banks, non-bank lenders, and other financial services companies, having participated in numerous public and private financings and strategic advisory engagements for publicly traded and privately held clients. Prior to joining Sterne Agee, Mr. Murray spent three years as a Managing Director with Freeman & Co., an investment banking firm that specializes exclusively in financial services. Jeffrey D. Jones joined Sterne Agee as the Midwest Head of Depository Investment Banking. Based in the firm's Chicago office, he is responsible for providing merger and acquisition, capital raising, and strategic planning advice for banks and thrifts. Prior to joining Sterne Agee, Mr. Jones spent eleven years in the Investment Banking Group at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. and three years in the Investment Banking Group at Lehman Brothers with a focus on financial institutions. Matthew Clark joined Sterne Agee as a Managing Director in Equity Research focusing on community and regional banks on the West Coast, an industry that he has covered for much of his career. Mr. Clark held similar positions with Credit Suisse, Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, and Deutsche Bank Securities. He was also an associate at CIBC World Markets and a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Clark earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University.

Jim Holbrook and William Holbrook Resign from Sterne Agee's Board of Directors

Sterne Agee's former chairman and CEO Jim Holbrook Jr. and chief operating officer William Holbrook both resigned from the company's board of directors on July 2, 2014.

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