Mufson Howe Hunter, Investment Bankers for Growth

Peter J. Hill joins Mufson Howe Hunter

November 16th, 2010

Philadelphia, PA - November 15, 2010
Mufson Howe Hunter & Company LLC, an investment bank for middle-market companies, announced today that Peter J. Hill has joined the firm as a Managing Director.  Peter will continue to focus on the Business Services industry where he has significant experience in mergers & acquisitions and financings for clients involved in facilities maintenance, market research, receivables management, teleservices, temporary staffing and other outsourced business services.  Prior to joining Mufson Howe Hunter, Peter was a Managing Director and head of the Philadelphia investment banking office of Stifel Nicolaus Weisel (the former Legg Mason Capital Markets office).  Peter was also Head of the firm’s Business Services Group.  Peter’s career in investment banking began at Lehman Brothers in New York.  He then joined the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, where he worked on cross-border mergers & acquisitions in New York and London.  “I have known Michael Mufson and Jim Hunter for nearly 20 years and have always been impressed with the quality of the advice that they provide to their clients,” said Peter Hill.  “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to join Mufson Howe Hunter and to help Michael and Jim continue to build the premier investment banking firm in the region.”

“We are thrilled that Peter decided to join our growing firm. Peter has a first-rate reputation among his clients and professionals in the deal community on a national basis,”  stated Managing Partner, Michael Mufson.  Michael went on to say, “Peter is also highly visible in the Mid-Atlantic region and will enable
us to serve more clients. Jim and I have known Peter for many years and have competed against him on numerous occasions. We are glad now to have him on our team.”  Managing Partner, Jim Hunter added, “Peter is an ideal addition to Mufson Howe Hunter, a seasoned veteran with 23 years experience in investment banking, a focus on middle-market companies and a
dedication to meeting clients’ objectives.”

About Mufson Howe Hunter & Company

Mufson Howe Hunter & Company LLC is an investment bank specializing in mergers & acquisitions, recapitalizations and private placements of debt and equity for middle-market companies. Our senior professionals are seasoned investment bankers with over 20 years experience each and have completed more than 300 transactions for clients. We have completed transactions in many industries, but are particularly strong in business services, consumer services, consumer products, retail, life sciences and
wholesale/distribution.

We are a registered broker/dealer with FINRA and a member of the SIPC.