Bart Barnett has joined U.S. Capital Advisors LLC as a Managing Director and senior trader - September 5, 2012

HOUSTON, TX (Sept. 5, 2012) - U.S. Capital Advisors LLC ("USCA") announced today that Bart Barnett has joined the company as a Managing Director and senior trader in the firm's Institutional Client Group. Prior to joining USCA, Mr. Barnett was with Morgan Keegan, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Listed Trading. Bart's responsibilities at USCA will include delivering the firm's institutional trading capabilities to new and existing clients across North America.

Mr. Barnett joins USCA with 21 years of trading experience; starting his career in New York with Merrill Lynch and then working as an equity trader at firms including Montgomery Securities prior to joining Morgan Keegan in 2002. Bart graduated with a BA from Columbia University in 1990. While at Columbia, he was an accomplished collegiate athlete playing both football and baseball and was first team "All Ivy" in both sports.

"We view Bart as an important strategic hire for USCA and feel that his significant experience will further strengthen our rapidly growing institutional equities business," said USCA Managing Partner David King. "As a client focused and well-respected leader in the equity trading community, Bart's hire demonstrates USCA's continued commitment to building a premier equities research, sales and trading offering for our clients."

About U.S. Capital Advisors LLC

U.S. Capital Advisors is an 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 are offered through USCA Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, and Investment Advisory Services are offered through USCA RIA LLC.


David King
Managing Partner
Head of Institutional Client Group