Ladenburg Thalmann Names Senior Investment Banker Mark Green to Lead Technology Practice

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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) today announced that Mark Green, a senior investment banker in the technology space, has joined Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. (“Ladenburg”) as Head of Technology Investment Banking and Managing Director. Mr. Green will be based in Ladenburg’s New York City office.

Mr. Green joins Ladenburg from Green Capital Group Inc., a New York-based boutique investment firm he founded focused on the capital needs of public and private emerging growth technology companies. Mr. Green has over 15 years of investment banking experience at firms such as Collins Stewart, C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, and Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Green received a B.A from the University of Westminster in London, England, and a M.B.A. from the University of Bath School of Management.

David Rosenberg, Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., said, “Ladenburg is pleased to add someone of Mark’s caliber to our talented investment banking team, as we see substantial growth opportunities in the dynamic technology sector, a space we know well. Mark is a great addition as our investment banking and research capabilities continue to grow.”

“We are excited to welcome Mark to Ladenburg, as his depth and breadth of experience in the technology sector will be an invaluable asset to our Firm,” said Peter Blum, Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. “Mark has specific expertise advising technology companies, and we’re confident that he will make important contributions to Ladenburg’s future success.”

Mr. Green said, “I am thrilled to be joining Ladenburg and look forward to working with the talented team to expand its technology practice.”

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is engaged in independent brokerage and advisory services, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, and asset management services through its principal subsidiaries, Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., Investacorp, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc. and Securities America, Inc., which together have approximately 2,700 financial advisors and over $85 billion in client assets. Founded in 1876 and a New York Stock Exchange member since 1879, Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. is a full service investment banking and brokerage firm providing services principally for middle market and emerging growth companies and high net worth individuals. Investacorp, Inc., a leading independent broker-dealer headquartered in Miami, Florida, has been serving the independent registered representative community since 1978. Founded in 1998, Triad Advisors, Inc. is a leading independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisor headquartered in Norcross, Georgia that offers a broad menu of products, services and total wealth management solutions. Securities America, based in Omaha, Nebraska, was founded in 1984 and is one of the largest and most successful independent broker-dealers in the country. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. is based in New York City, New York with regional offices in Miami, Naples and Boca Raton, Florida; Melville, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Houston, Texas; and Calabasas, California. For more information, please visit www.ladenburg.com.

This press release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding future financial performance, future growth, and growth of our investment banking business. These statements are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to changes in economic, business, competitive and/or regulatory factors, and other risks and uncertainties affecting the operation of the Company’s business. These risks, uncertainties and contingencies include those set forth in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 and other factors detailed from time to time in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. Further, investors should keep in mind that the Company’s quarterly revenue and profits can fluctuate materially depending on many factors, including the number, size and timing of completed offerings and other transactions. Accordingly, the Company’s revenue and profits in any particular quarter may not be indicative of future results. The Company is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.

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