NEW YORK and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC is pleased to announce that small cap industry veteran Francis V. Lorenzo has been appointed to lead the firm's investment banking team as it launches in the New York market. Named a Managing Director, Lorenzo will report to Hunter Wise founder and President Fred G. Jager and will oversee the sourcing and management of the firm's New York corporate finance activities, from an office on Wall Street in lower Manhattan's financial district.
Commenting on the appointment, Jager noted, "The rapid growth of Hunter Wise is directly attributable to our success in attracting and recruiting highly qualified, experienced professionals from the corporate finance industry. We have no doubt that Frank will quickly prove to be a strong complement to our team, helping to further distinguish Hunter Wise for providing the highest quality level of corporate financing, merger, acquisition, divestiture and advisory services to small- to medium-sized public companies, as well as selected middle market privately-held businesses," Jager continued.
Lorenzo brings Hunter Wise more than 24 years' experience in the capital markets and financial services industry. In 2002 he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of OTC Solutions, LLC, a specialized corporate finance advisory firm that assisted micro cap companies trading in the Over-the-Counter market with capital formation, public and private equity financing and strategic business development. In 1995, he formed the Loren Investment Group, which focused on counseling companies seeking to go public through the reverse-merger process, as well as advising companies requiring capital. He began his career in 1986 as an arbitrage assistant at Speer, Leeds & Kellogg/Investors, Inc., advancing to serve as an arbitrage trader in the XMI Major Market Index (futures and options) on the American Stock Exchange. Lorenzo is a 1984 graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder where he received a BA degree in Economics and Political Science.
About Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC
Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC is a specialized investment bank providing the highest quality level of corporate financing, merger, acquisition, divestiture and advisory services. The Company's clients include small- to medium-sized public companies, as well as selected middle market privately-held businesses. With the opening of its New York office by Mr. Lorenzo, Hunter Wise now has 15 offices in the U.S., along with its international presence in China, Canada and the United Kingdom. Hunter Wise Securities, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hunter Wise Financial Group and is a FINRA Broker/Dealer and SIPC Member Firm.
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