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Matrix Announces Jeffrey G. Moore to Retire at End of Year

RICHMOND, VA – October 16, 2014– Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. announces that effective December 31, 2014, Jeffrey G. Moore, Managing Director, will retire from Matrix after 27 years with the firm.

Mr. Moore, who co-founded Matrix in 1988 and served as President of the firm for over 25 years, has been instrumental in guiding the growth of the company throughout its history. In a financial advisory capacity, Mr. Moore has shared his negotiating and financial experience with clients across a wide range of industries providing merger and acquisition services including exclusive sales, complex recapitalizations, and management buyouts.

Mr. Moore’s plans moving forward include the creation of a family office investment company to acquire interests in smaller “old economy” companies. The initial focus of the investment company, which will not be affiliated with Matrix, will be to support management buyouts and management buy-ins in Virginia and contiguous states.

Mr. Moore stated, “I have had an extremely rewarding career at Matrix. Although I’m eager to begin the next stage of my career, I sincerely look forward to watching my partners and other Matrix team members continue the successful growth of the firm. I am proud to have seen our company grow to become a leading middle-market investment banking firm in the country and a premier service provider in the downstream energy, industrial, consumer, business service, and building products sectors. I have also been witness to the creation of the healthcare, lumber, and media & communication practices, as well as the opening of a dedicated Midwest office.”

Michael Morrison, President of Matrix, noted, “We at Matrix are fortunate to be able to take the baton from Jeff and the original partners whose vision and prescience saw the opportunity and, thus the creation of Matrix over 25 years ago. Much has changed since the genesis, but Matrix has remained true to its founding principle; to do great work for our clients. We all wish Jeff the best in his next chapter, but also expect him to remain a valuable resource for us as a member of the Matrix Board of Advisors. As we move forward, we are extremely excited about the robust environment we are experiencing right now and the team we have built. We are growing and continue to be a valued resource and advisor to our clients. We have a large roster of active clients and prospective deals in our pipeline and anticipate that the recent addition of several industry verticals will help propel our continued growth and expansion.”

Matrix’s Energy and Multi-Site Retail Group is recognized as the national leader in providing transactional advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail sectors including convenience store chains, petroleum marketers, fuels distributors, retail propane distributors, heating oil distributors, lubes retailers and distributors, terminal operators, fuels transportation companies, hospitality companies, and other specialty retail chains. Team members are dedicated to these sectors and draw upon complementary experiences to provide advisory services to complete sophisticated merger and acquisition transactions, debt and equity capital raises, corporate restructurings, corporate valuations, and strategic planning engagements. Since its inception in 1997, this dedicated group has successfully advised on nearly 140 engagements in these sectors with a total transaction value in excess of $4.8 billion.

About Matrix Capital Markets Group
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA. Since 1988, Matrix has provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private-equity owned and publicly traded companies, including sell-side M&A advisory, recapitalizations, asset divestitures, corporate valuations, corporate recovery, buy-side M&A advisory, capital raises of debt and equity, management buyouts, corporate advisory and fairness opinions. Matrix has served clients in a wide range of industries, including building products, business services, consumer products, healthcare, industrial products, lumber and petroleum marketing & distribution. For additional information, please visit www.matrixcmg.com.

Securities offered by Matrix Private Equities, affiliate of Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc., Member of FINRA and SIPC.