LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Global Investment Management Company ("Pacific Global") today announced that Ed Apple has been named Managing Director. Apple will be responsible for institutional sales to the consultant, RIA and advisor community for the firm's separately managed accounts and the Pacific Advisors Funds. This is a newly established role at the firm.
"We are extremely pleased to have Ed join our team," said George Henning, Chairman and President of Pacific Global. "I have had the opportunity to work with Ed for a number of years while he was on the sell side. He thoroughly understands our focused, value-oriented investment strategy; the ideas Ed presented were always given consideration. His institutional, experience gives him a perspective that adds value to any consultant or advisor discussions."
Apple previously spent the past 12 years as a Managing Director, Institutional Sales for Morgan Keegan. He will continue to be based in Memphis.
Apple joins Junior Bryant, V.P. and National Marketing & Sales Director, who joined Pacific Global in early 2011 to establish a larger presence in the institutional community. The former NFL veteran said, "With extensive sell side expertise and contacts within the financial community, Ed will be a tremendous asset to our firm. His joining our institutional business is a testament to the quality of our institutional investment strategies and the potential of what's to come."
"I am excited to join the Pacific Global team. I look forward to telling one of the best stories out there in value investing," said Apple.
About Pacific Global Investment Management
Pacific Global, a privately held California corporation, was started by George Henning in 1991 to provide investment management services to the Pacific Advisors Funds. In 2001, Pacific Global expanded its services to separately managed accounts for individual clients and institutional investors.
Shares of the Pacific Advisors Funds (the "Funds") are not deposits or obligations of any bank, are not guaranteed by any bank, are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency, and involve investment risks including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. For more information on the Funds, including objectives, risks, charges and expenses, please call (800) 989-6693 to request a copy of the prospectus. Please read the prospectus carefully and consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses before investing. The Funds are distributed by Pacific Global Fund Distributors 101 N Brand Blvd, Ste 1950, Glendale, CA 91203.
SOURCE Pacific Global Investment Management Company