Cybersecurity M&A banker Don More joins JMP as managing director

Alternative asset management firm JMP Group LLC announced the hiring of Don More as a managing director in the investment banking division of JMP Securities. More, formerly a managing director at Signal Hill, will focus on the cybersecurity sector from the firm’s New York office.

Press Release

JMP Group LLC (NYSE: JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that Don More has joined JMP Securities as a managing director in its investment banking division. Based in the firm’s New York office, Mr. More will lead JMP Securities’ investment banking efforts in the cyber security sector.

“Don has built one of the premier cyber security M&A practices on Wall Street,” said Carter Mack, president of JMP Group. “At JMP he will be able to leverage that practice across the firm’s broader set of products and relationships, offering clients both strategic advisory and capital markets solutions. Our technology investment banking group has had good success on the M&A front in recent quarters, and Don’s arrival highlights our commitment to being the bank of choice for leading technology growth companies.”

Prior to joining JMP Securities, Mr. More was a managing director at advisory boutique Signal Hill, where he led the cyber security mergers and acquisitions and private financing practice. Mr. More was previously a managing director at Updata Capital concentrating on cyber security and Internet commerce. He began his Wall Street career at Merrill Lynch & Co. Mr. More holds a JD from Columbia University School of Law and a BA from Yale University.

About JMP Group

JMP Group LLC, an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, provides investment banking, equity research, and sales and trading services to corporate and institutional clients as well as alternative asset management products and services to institutional and high-net-worth investors. JMP Group conducts its investment banking and research, sales and trading activities through JMP Securities; its hedge fund and other investment activities though Harvest Capital Strategies; the underwriting and management of investments in senior secured debt through JMP Credit Advisors; and the management of Harvest Capital Credit Corporation (NASDAQ: HCAP), a business development company that finances small and midsized businesses, through HCAP Advisors. For more information, visit www.jmpg.com.