US Capital Advisors Hires E&P Analyst Cameron Horwitz - February 1, 2012

U.S. Capital Advisors Hires E&P Analyst

HOUSTON, TX (Feb. 1, 2012)—U.S. Capital Advisors LLC (“USCA”) announced today that it has hired Cameron Horwitz as Director, Exploration and Production (E&P) Equity Research. Mr. Horwitz has more than 5 years of sell-side equity research experience covering the E&P sector, most recently at Canaccord Genuity.

“We are excited to have Cameron join our research team as we continue to expand our breadth of coverage in the Energy Infrastructure sector,” said David King, Managing Partner and Head of USCA’s Institutional Client Group. “We continue to build out our capabilities to provide our clients with best in class advice, research, corporate access and execution across the energy infrastructure spectrum. Cameron’s experience covering the upstream sector is an important complement to our existing research coverage and will help us continue to differentiate our research offering to both our institutional and wealth management clients.”

USCA launched its institutional client business, which is focused on energy infrastructure, a year ago. Since then the firm has built an eight-person energy specialist sales and trading team and launched coverage of the Midstream and Downstream Utility sectors. The firm plans to continue to expand its institutional franchise with additional hires in energy research and sales.

About U.S. Capital Advisors LLC

U.S. Capital Advisors is a growing, integrated financial services boutique, providing a full range of advisory services and solutions to high net worth individuals, family offices and institutional clients. Based in Houston, TX, USCA is led by seasoned professionals with proven track records in the industry. Privately owned, the firm launched business operations in late 2010. Securities Services are provided through USCA Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, and Investment Advisory Services are offered through USCA RIA LLC.