Jeff Mellas, Senior Portfolio Manager, joins Magni Global

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 22, 2014

Magni Global Asset Management LLC today announced that Jeff Mellas will be joining the firm as Senior Portfolio Manager. “Jeff is a major talent who will add an exciting new dimension to the Magni team”, said Dr. Roger Conant, Chief Investment Officer, “I look forward to working with him.” Mr. Mellas brings with him 20 years of portfolio management experience for AllianceBernstein and Wells Capital Management. Most recently, Mr. Mellas led the Quantitative Strategies team for Wells Capital where he was responsible for managing $12 billion globally in institutional and retail assets.

“Jeff is the perfect fit for our team”, said Kurt Lieberman, Chief Executive Officer, “he has an excellent understanding of the global markets and has had great success as a portfolio manager.” With the addition of Mr. Mellas, Magni has added the last key piece of its leadership team. “Magni has a unique and different approach that makes this a once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Jeff Mellas, “With their re‐launched marketing efforts, I think they are poised for significant growth.”

About Magni Asset Management
Magni Global Asset Management LLC is a Minnesota based asset management firm founded by Dr. Roger Conant, previously the Chief Investment Officer for the St. Paul Companies/Travelers. Magni provides management and advisory services to investment professionals, including RIA’s and institutional investors. The firm believes Countries MatterTM when investing internationally and applies its proprietary research‐driven investment strategy to create global equity portfolios. For more information, please visit www.magniglobal.com.

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