Maxim Group LLC Announces a Strategic Promotion in Healthcare

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2014) - Maxim Group LLC, a leading full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm, announced the promotion of Jason Kolbert to Senior Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Equity Research. Mr. Kolbert will also continue in his role as senior biotechnology analyst, a position that he has held at the Firm since 2012.

In his expanded role, Mr. Kolbert will be responsible for the development and implementation of Maxim Group's healthcare research strategy with a key focus on product expansion on the Institutional and Wealth Management platforms.

"We are building one of the premier proprietary research platforms on Wall Street, with an emphasis on emerging growth and paradigm-shifting businesses. Healthcare is an important research vertical at Maxim Group and we are proud to have Jason leading this effort," said Anthony V. Vendetti, Executive Managing Director and Head of Research for Maxim Group. He added, "Jason brings a unique perspective to the healthcare sector, having served as a product manager for a leading pharmaceutical company, a healthcare fund manager, and a research analyst. His promotion is a well-deserved recognition of his accomplishments, leadership, and ability to create real value for our clients."

About Maxim Group LLC 

Maxim Group LLC is a full-service investment banking firm headquartered in New York. Maxim Group provides a full array of financial services including investment banking; private wealth management; and global institutional equity, fixed-income and derivatives sales and trading, equity research and prime brokerage services. The investment banking group focuses on middle market and emerging growth companies within the shipping, energy, health care, technology, retail, and business and financial services sectors. The institutional coverage of Maxim Group spans North and South America, Europe and Asia. Maxim Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the following: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB); Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC); NASDAQ Stock Market and the NYSE Arca, Inc. To learn more about Maxim Group, visit