NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) - Stonybrook Capital LLC, an investment banking and advisory services firm that specializes in the insurance industry, has joined in a strategic alliance with Brooks, Houghton & Company (BHC), merchant bankers that serve mid-size and emerging growth companies in a wide variety of industries, Joseph Scheerer, Principal and Managing Director of Stonybrook, announced.

Gerald Houghton, a Founding Partner of BHC, said, "We look forward to working closely with Stonybrook. The interests of our two companies will be aligned as Stonybrook develops business in the insurance sector with access to our long experience in all aspects of merchant banking."

"Our strategic alliance with Brooks, Houghton brings an important new dimension to Stonybrook clients. We will be able to draw upon BHC's expertise, storied history and broad network of relationships in the U.S. and the U.K. What is more, BHC has two funds where it acts as principal. As a well established Wall Street securities firm, BHC adds a lot of value and counsel in structuring transactions and analyzing the value of companies," Scheerer said.

Stonybrook Capital is a specialist strategic advisory and investment banking firm focused exclusively on the insurance industry. Stonybrook's relationships include insurers, reinsurers, agents, brokers, managing general underwriters, asset managers, private equity firms, hedge funds and alternative asset managers.

Founded in 1989, BHC provides the full range of merchant banking services to middle market private and public companies with sales ranging from $10 million to $300 million and emerging growth companies. Over the years, BHC has advised clients in sectors ranging from aerospace to electronics, financial services, technology, telecommunications and transportation, among others.

The home offices of both companies are in Manhattan. Stonybrook is located at 88 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005. BHC is located at 444 Madison Avenue, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

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Corporate contact:
Joseph Scheerer
Tel. 917-860-4519