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.
About Direct Markets, Inc.Direct Markets, Inc. will operate an automated state-of-the-art electronic transaction platform to directly link existing public company issuers and investors seeking to transact primary offerings of securities. The DirectMarkets platform will bring unprecedented, cost-efficient access to the capital markets into the C-Suite of public companies and bypass certain traditional roles typically held by investment banks that presently control the transactional process. Both investors and issuers will benefit from 24/7 seamless access to the DirectMarkets platform through a graphical user interface (GUI) accessible via a desktop or laptop computer, as well as mobile smart devices such as tablets or smartphones. For more information, please visit www.directmkts.com. MEMBER FINRA, SIPC Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and financial performance including, but not limited to the timing and success of the roll-out of the DirectMarkets platform. In some cases, you can identify these statements by words such as “may,” “might,” “will,” “should,” “except,” “plan,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” or “continue,” the negative of these terms and other comparable terminology. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are based on numerous assumptions involving judgments with respect to future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond the Company’s control. There are or may be important factors that could cause our actual results to materially differ from our historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed March 15, 2011, which is available at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon management's reasonable belief as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.