Dahlman Rose & Co. Appoints Brian Rauscher as Chief Portfolio Strategist

Further Expands Macro Strategy Team of Experts

Mar 01, 2011, 08:30 ET from Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, a leading investment bank specializing in transportation, energy, and other commodities-focused industries in the global supply chain, announced today that it has named Brian Rauscher, CFA, as Chief Portfolio Strategist, effective immediately. In the new position, Mr. Rauscher will be responsible for creating and marketing portfolio allocation strategies for institutional investor clients.

"We are pleased to welcome Brian Rauscher as Chief Portfolio Strategist for Dahlman Rose," said Simon Rose, Chief Executive Officer of Dahlman Rose. "Brian's extensive experience and successful track record in portfolio strategy adds significant value as we continue to expand our client-focused offerings. This newly created position furthers our commitment to build a deep and well-rounded team of seasoned professionals that are the foremost experts in their respective fields."

Mr. Rauscher, 45, has more than 15 years of experience on Wall Street. Previously, he served as Managing Director and Chief U.S. Equity Strategist at Fortress Investment Group where he provided proprietary sector and industry selection for institutions as well as tactical equity strategies for traders. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Rauscher served as both the Director of Portfolio Strategy and Director of Research at Brown Brothers Harriman, contributing to the firm's considerable growth in the US and Western Europe. He started his career as an investment strategist at Morgan Stanley, where he was primarily responsible for S&P earnings and analyst revisions, fund flows and liquidity as well as macro economics research.

"Dahlman Rose has established a reputation for providing exceptional client service, and I look forward to working with the firm's talented research and trading professionals to identify attractive investment opportunities," said Mr. Rauscher.

Mr. Rauscher received his MBA and BBA, each with Honors, from Temple University. He is also a CFA charterholder.

About Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC

Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC (MEMBER: FINRA/SIPC) is a research-driven investment bank focused on energy, transportation, infrastructure, and industries that compose the global supply chain. The firm's industry-leading analysts, bankers, and traders offer unique insight into the companies and markets that provide the building blocks of the global economy. Dahlman Rose's sector specialties include marine shipping, surface freight transportation, air transportation, petroleum exploration and production, and related offshore and oilfield services, metals and mining, coal mining, agriculture and chemicals, and independent power producers. Dahlman Rose is headquartered in New York and has offices in Boston and Houston. Dahlman Rose provides institutional sales and trading, equity and fixed income research, mergers and acquisitions advisory, and underwriting services. For more information regarding Dahlman Rose, please visit www.dahlmanrose.com.

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