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FalconBridge Capital Ranked as a Top‐25 Advisor to Specialty Finance Companies


Dallas, Texas  May 18, 2009 – FalconBridge Capital Markets, LLC was recently ranked as one of the top 25 global corporate finance advisors to specialty finance companies according to the SNL Financial Institutions Deal Book.  Based on the number of advisory assignments completed by FalconBridge, the firm ranked 17th among all investment banks in the rankings.  When measured based upon total transaction dollar volume, the firm came in at number 23.   The rankings reflect merger and acquisition advisory assignments for transactions completed during 2008 in the consumer, commercial, and mortgage finance sectors (including asset sales).


“We are delighted to be recognized as a top‐tier financial advisor to specialty finance companies,” stated Bennett Cole, the founder and President of FalconBridge Capital Markets.    “It has always been our goal to measure success by the quality of our services and fulfillment of our clients’ objectives, not necessarily by the amount or volume of transactions completed.  However, it is certainly gratifying to be included among such an esteemed list of industry leaders.”  Cole added, “We are grateful to all of our clients who entrusted us with their corporate finance assignments and look forward to another strong year in 2009.”











































2009 SNL Deal Book – Rankings reflect merger and acquisition advisory assignments for transactions completed in 2008 in the consumer, commercial and mortgage finance sectors


About FalconBridge


FalconBridge Capital Markets, LLC was founded in 2005 and is a FINRA‐member investment banking organization offering capital markets and corporate finance advisory services to a diverse global client base consisting of specialty finance companies and financial institutions. The firm’s services include private placements (debt, equity, and structured products), credit facility structuring and placement, loan portfolio sales & acquisitions, securities valuation, structured finance, special situations financing, and corporate finance advisory.   FalconBridge maintains active coverage of institutional investors and lenders including hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies, banks, endowments, and asset managers.  The firm maintains offices in Dallas, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina.  For more information, please visit the firm’s website at


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