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Odeon Capital Group Expands Equity Research Adding Spin-off Specialist

July 8, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Odeon Capital Group, a New York headquartered full-service broker-dealer, is pleased to announce the expansion of its research team with the hiring of Steve Ferazani. “Steve brings what we know will be a highly valued perspective into the niche market of spin-off names and special situations,” says Evan Schwartzberg, Co-Founder and Head of Sales and Trading. “We are very glad to have Steve and are confident that his unique research capacity will be a key asset for our clients. At Odeon, we strive to offer value-added service, and we hire good people to make that happen.” “Steve fits the bill perfectly,” added Mathew Van Alstyne, Co-Founder and Head of Research.

About Steve Ferazani

Steve has a diverse background that exemplifies his analytical capabilities. For nearly four years Steve was the Director of Research at Institutional Research Group, where he was the lead analyst and author of The Spin-Off Report. In this role, Steve provided pre- and post-spin price targets and recommendations on all US spin-offs and their parents. In addition, Steve launched The Spin-Off Report Radar Screen and Hidden Opportunities, which provided sum-of-the-parts valuations for potential spin-offs or other event-driven stocks. Prior to authoring The Spin-Off Report, he spent the previous five years as an energy analyst for small-cap research firm Sidoti & Co., covering a wide variety of stocks in the oilfield services and fuel distribution sectors. Prior to Sidoti, Steve was a financial writer for Standard & Poor's analyzing global macro trends across a multitude of industries. Steve is a graduate of Dartmouth College, has an MA in journalism from New York University and is a CFA charter holder.

About Odeon Capital Group

Founded in 2008, Odeon Capital Group LLC is a U.S. FINRA registered broker-dealer specializing in fixed income securities, structured, and exotic products. The company offers Sales & Trading, Investment Banking, and Research across asset classes. The firm has placed both large and small volume transactions in every asset class. Since inception, Odeon has traded tens of billions of dollars in securities, creating and providing liquidity in unique sectors. Currently, Odeon provides in-depth research coverage on some of the most intricate domestic fixed-income and equity names. In addition, Odeon provides international equity research coverage on over 650 companies in 12 countries through our network of broker partners.

Odeon Capital Group LLC

Mathew Van Alstyne, 212-257-6975

Managing Partner

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