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Odeon Capital Group Expands Los Angeles Presence with New Office and Additional Hires

August 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Odeon Capital Group, a New York headquartered full-service broker-dealer, is pleased to announce the expansion of its mortgage sales and trading team by the hiring of Kevin Doyle and John Ou and the opening of a second Los Angeles office in Century City. “Kevin and John bring immediate impactful talent and knowledge, given their diverse and relevant backgrounds” says Evan Schwartzberg, Co-Founder and Head of Sales and Trading. “Odeon is continuing to capitalize on opportunities created in the aftermath of the banking crisis. Extraordinarily talented people are interested in joining Odeon because of our customer oriented philosophy, and this new office is closer to many of our customers here on the West Coast” added David Castillo, who helped lead the effort in opening the new office.

About Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle started in the MBS market in 1993 at PaineWebber and then trading Agency ARMs and ABS prior to joining Countrywide in 2000 where he was co-head of all non-agency trading. In 2008 he co-founded 12th Street Capital, a regional broker dealer focused on mortgages. 12th Street was sold to GFI Group in June 2010 where Kevin oversaw the MBS/ABS/ABX trading desks until September 2012. Mr. Doyle sits on the boards of the Santa Monica Boys & Girls Club and Vyclone.

About John Ou

John Ou began his career at Countrywide where he traded agency ARMs until 2004, when he joined Descap Securities. In 2006, John left Descap to join Guggenheim Securities until 2011. After Guggenheim, he headed up all non-agency RMBS trading at G2 Capital Markets. John worked at Brean Capital and Pierpont Securities before joining Odeon Capital Group. John holds a BA in Economics from the UCLA and an MBA from USC.

About Odeon Capital Group

Founded in 2008, Odeon Capital Group LLC is a FINRA registered broker-dealer. The company offers Sales & Trading, Investment Banking, and Research. The firm has placed both large and small volume transactions in almost every asset class including debt, equities and ABS. 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.

Odeon Capital Group LLC

Mathew Van Alstyne, 212-257-6975

Managing Partner

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