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Richmond, Virginia, August 3, 2018 / -- Capital2Market (C2M) www.capital2market.com, a digital investment bank focusing on alternative private investments with offices in Richmond and New York., is pleased to announce that Robert L. Malin has joined the company as Partner of Equity Capital Markets on July 25, 2018.

Rob is a recognized capital markets leader with deep expertise in private and public markets across both equity and debt. He is passionate about driving innovation in capital formation and has conceived and launched new products and businesses within the industry.

Prior to joining C2M Securities, Rob was partner and Head of Equity Capital Markets for WR Hambrecht + Co. for two years.  He executed the firm’s successful Reg A+ IPOs for both ShiftPixy (PIXY) and Arcimoto (FUV) and advised scores of early-stage companies on efficient strategies to access growth capital.

“We are pleased to have an exceptional banker like Rob join the Capital2Market team,” said Victor MacLaughlin, the CEO/Founder of Capital2Market.  “As we continue to grow as a company, adding partners like Rob will contribute significantly to our current trajectory of raising capital for our clients through alternative investments.  Rob brings a unique background and relationships which fit our company well.”

Previously, Rob spent over 7 years at Nasdaq, most recently as a founding team member of Nasdaq Private Market.  During an earlier tour of duty at Nasdaq, he worked on both the New Listings and Transaction Services teams.  From 2007-2012, Rob was with Liquidnet, where he created and lead the firm’s equity capital markets (ECM) business. Rob won Liquidnet’s first ECM mandates from private equity and venture capital firms as well as frequent public issuers, including market-leading REITs.

Early in his Wall Street career, Rob worked for Credit Suisse, Barclays and Lehman Brothers where he originated, traded and sold corporate debt to institutional investor clients. He earned his MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and his undergraduate degree in government from Dartmouth College.

Said Malin, "I am delighted to join this accomplished team of industry veterans to deliver innovative and efficient capital formation solutions to growing companies.  Small and mid-cap companies need cost-effective access to capital and Capital2Market is uniquely positioned to structure attractive opportunities for its growing community of investors and syndicate partners.  I'm excited to share my deep capital markets expertise with issuers and investors to drive growth and success at both C2M and our client firms."