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Ladenburg Thalmann Appoints Barney Monte as Managing Director, Investment Banking

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT:LTS, LTS PrA) announced today that Barney Monte has been appointed as Managing Director, Investment Banking at Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. ("Ladenburg"). Mr. Monte will be based in Ladenburg’s New York office.

David Rosenberg, Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., said, “We continue to opportunistically enhance our investment banking capabilities in ways that complement our areas of strength. Barney has a track record of originating and structuring transactions, and helping grow investment and merchant banking platforms, and his insights will serve our clients well. We are excited to welcome Barney to Ladenburg, and look forward to his contributions to the team.”

Mr. Monte said, “I am excited to join a dynamic firm with a rich history of assisting middle-market companies execute their strategic goals, and look forward to contributing to their success.”

Mr. Monte joins Ladenburg with robust experience in investment banking. Most recently, he served as Managing Director, Alternative Capital Finance at ROTH Capital Partners, LLC and Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Ozado Partners LLC. Prior to ROTH Capital and Ozado Partners, Mr. Monte held senior-level investment banking positions at several financial institutions.

Mr. Monte received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Skidmore College.

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg’s subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc., as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit

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Source: Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.