Rodman & Renshaw Retains Leadership Position In PIPE Market By Deal Volume

Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RODM) today announced that its broker-dealer subsidiary, Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, maintained its leading position in PIPE transaction deal volume during the first quarter of 2012. Rodman gained the top position in PlacementTracker's PIPE Market League Tables, published by Sagient Research Systems. During the first quarter of 2012, Rodman completed 15 transactions, raising a total of $312 million. Rodman has been the number-one-ranked PIPE advisor by deal volume for seven straight years, including 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005.

About Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc.

Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RODM) is a holding company with a number of direct and indirect subsidiaries, including Rodman & Renshaw, LLC.

Rodman & Renshaw is a full-service investment bank dedicated to providing corporate finance, strategic advisory and related services to public and private companies across multiple sectors and regions. Rodman also provides research and sales and trading services to institutional investors. Rodman is the leader in the PIPE (private investment in public equity) and RD (registered direct offering) transaction markets. According to Sagient Research Systems, Rodman has been ranked the #1 Placement Agent in terms of deal volume of PIPE and RD financing transactions completed every year since 2005.

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About Sagient Research Systems

Sagient Research Systems is a publisher of specialized research and data. Sagient Research Systems develops, produces, and sells proprietary research products to global enterprises, including investment banks, mutual and hedge funds, pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, and government agencies. Sagient Research Systems' business strategy is to continue to leverage its development, technology, and marketing expertise to solidify its position as a leading provider of independent research. In each of 2007, 2008,2009 and 2010 Sagient Research was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies. For more information, please visit the Sagient Research Systems website at


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