Morgan Joseph Names Private Placement Chief

Jonathan Lowenberg has joined Morgan Joseph & Co. as a managing director and head of private placements. He previously served in a similar position with Merriman Curhan Ford.


Morgan Joseph & Co. Inc., a leading full-service investment banking firm serving middle market companies, today announced the appointment of Jonathan M. Lowenberg as a Managing Director and head of Private Placements.

“With his experience with both public companies and institutional investors, Jonathan is a valuable addition to our corporate finance team,” said Mary Lou Malanoski, head of Morgan Joseph’s investment banking department. “Over the past 20 years, Jonathan has successfully counseled a broad range of companies, providing them with financing options and strategies. His skills will add to our firm’s already strong capabilities serving middle market clients and private equity participants, hedge funds and other institutions.”

“I am pleased to join Morgan Joseph and believe that there is great potential for growth in the private capital markets advisory area,” said Mr. Lowenberg. “The private placement product has emerged as a viable financing option and one that I am confident can benefit our clients.”

Mr. Lowenberg most recently was Managing Director-Head Private Placements at the boutique investment bank of New York-based Merriman Curhan Ford, which he joined in 2009. Previously, he held similar positions with Kaufman Bros., a technology boutique bank, and Natixis Bleichroeder Inc., a French based commercial and investment bank.

Among other assignments, Mr. Lowenberg also has been associated in senior positions with Think Equity Partners, where he headed the Alternative Capital Group; UBS, where he served as Executive Director of its Global Private Placement Group; and at Victory Ventures LLC. He holds an MBA in Executive Finance from New York University and a BBA from Emory University.

About Morgan Joseph

Morgan Joseph & Co. Inc., a New York City headquartered full service investment bank, provides financial advisory and capital raising services including M&A and restructuring advice, and equity and debt private placements and public offerings. In addition, Morgan Joseph provides research and trading for institutional clients. Morgan Joseph’s staff of over 120 includes more than 65 investment bankers, who are highly experienced professionals mostly from major Wall Street firms and intimately familiar with the issues facing middle market companies. The firm is a member of both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investors Protection Corp. (SIPC).