Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RODM) will report its first quarter 2012 financial results and provide a business update on the morning of Tuesday, May 15, 2012. In conjunction with the earnings release and business update, a conference call will be held at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on May 15, 2012, hosted by Mr. Edward Rubin, Chief Executive Officer; Mr. David Horin, Chief Financial Officer; and Mr. Kevin Lupowitz, Chief Executive Officer of Direct Markets, Inc. Investors and analysts can participate in the conference call by dialing 1-877-407-9210 (United States) or 1-201-689-8049 (International). The conference will be replayed in its entirety beginning at approximately 1:00 PM on May 15, 2012, through to 11:59 PM on May 22, 2012. If you wish to listen to the replay of this conference call, please dial 1-877-660-6853 (United States) or 1-201-612-7415 (International) and use Account #286, Conference #394442. The conference call will also be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet, as well as for replay, and can be accessed through the webcasts and presentations tab of the investor relations section of the Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. website located at www.rodm.com. Please allow some time following the completion of the conference call to access the archive of the webcast. Allow for time prior to the conference call webcast to visit the website and download the streaming media software required to listen to the Internet broadcast. About Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RODM - News) is a holding company with a number of direct and indirect subsidiaries, including Rodman & Renshaw, LLC and Direct Markets, Inc. For more information visit Rodman & Renshaw on the Internet at www.rodm.com. About Rodman & Renshaw, LLC Rodman & Renshaw, LLC 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. The company 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 by deal volume of PIPE and RD financing transactions completed every year since 2005.