Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (AMEX: LTS) today announced that James Hansen, a senior investment banker in the energy space, has joined Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. (“Ladenburg”) as Managing Director, Head of Energy Investment Banking, effective immediately. Mr. Hansen will be based in Houston, Texas, and will be responsible for overseeing the strategic growth of the Firm’s investment banking practice serving the energy and utility sectors, including MLP’s, exploration and production companies, royalty trusts and utilities.
Mr. Hansen joins Ladenburg from Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., where he served as Managing Director, Co-Head of Energy Investment Banking, and was responsible for initiating and coordinating investment banking assignments for over thirty clients and raised proceeds of over $10 billion. Prior to joining Morgan Keegan, Mr. Hansen served as Head of Energy Investment Banking at Broadpoint Capital, Inc. Mr. Hansen previously served as a Managing Director at Banc of America Securities, LLC’s Energy & Power Investment Banking Group, and as Managing Director at Howard, Weil, Labouisse, Friedrichs & Co. Mr. Hansen received a B.A. in Economics and Politics from Princeton University.
Peter H. Blum, Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., said “We see a substantial opportunity to further build on our work with MLP’s, public and private independents, pipelines, power utilities and water companies, and I’m confident that the Ladenburg team will benefit from Jim’s leadership and sector expertise. Our unique combination of exceptional research, institutional distribution and our network of 2,700 independent financial advisors makes Ladenburg an extremely additive distribution channel for entities looking to access the capital markets.”
“Jim brings a wealth of experience and relationships in the dynamic energy space to Ladenburg, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Firm,” said David Rosenberg, Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. “Jim’s 30-year career in energy-related financing, commercial lending and corporate workouts will be an invaluable asset as we continue to grow our energy practice.”
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