Gleacher & Company Hires Kevin M. Sisson As Managing Director In Investment Banking Division

Gleacher & Company Securities, Inc., a broker-dealer subsidiary of Gleacher & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLCH), announced today that Kevin M. Sisson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Sisson is based in the firm’s New York office.

Mr. Sisson joins Gleacher & Company with more than 15 years of financial services experience, most recently serving as a Senior Partner and co-founder of Cyan Partners, LP, a middle market direct lending fund focused on providing unitranche, senior secured and mezzanine debt financing.

Thomas Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Gleacher & Company continues to hire best-in-class professionals throughout all of our businesses. Kevin is a proven advisor with a track record of providing superior service and thought leadership to clients. His experience and commitment to earning a client’s trust will help to deepen our relationships and expand our Investment Banking Division.”

Randy Barker, Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, said, “Kevin’s understanding of complex transactions across a range of sectors will add significant value to our client offering. We welcome him to the team, and look forward to leveraging his years of experience and broad relationships to continue growing the Investment Banking Division.”

About Mr. Sisson

Mr. Sisson brings more than 15 years of financial services experience to Gleacher & Company, most recently having served as a Senior Partner and co-founder of Cyan Partners, LP, a middle market direct lending fund focused on providing unitranche, senior secured and mezzanine debt financing. Prior to Cyan Partners, Mr. Sisson served as a Managing Director in the Leveraged and Acquisition Finance Group at Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Earlier, Mr. Sisson served as an Associate in the Corporate Department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He began his career as a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Sisson received a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law and a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About Gleacher & Company, Inc.

Gleacher & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLCH) is an independent investment bank that provides corporate and institutional clients with strategic and financial advisory services, including merger and acquisition, restructuring, recapitalization, and strategic alternative analysis, as well as capital raising, research based investment analysis, and securities brokerage services, and through a subsidiary, engages in residential mortgage lending. For more information, please visit www.gleacher.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements.” These statements are not historical facts but instead represent the Company’s belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of the Company’s control. The Company’s forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including the conditions of the securities markets, generally, and demand for the Company’s services within those markets and other risks and factors identified from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is possible that the Company’s actual results and financial condition may differ, possibly materially, from the anticipated results and financial condition indicated in its forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any of its forward-looking statements.

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