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Damian Maggos - Opens George K. Baum & Company Indianapolis Office

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SOURCE George K. Baum & Company

INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment banking Firm George K. Baum & Company ("GKB") announced today that it has expanded its nationwide presence by opening a public finance office in Indianapolis, IN.  Damian Maggos, the newly appointed Senior Vice President for GKB's Indianapolis Public Finance office, will focus on broadening opportunities for the Firm in the school district bond arena.  Mr. Maggos brings more than 25 years of experience in general obligation programs, lease financings, utility revenue bonds and economic development bond programs.

"We're excited to add Damian to our Public Finance team, he is a perfect fit for our growing Public Finance practice," said George K. Baum & Company Chairman and CEO Jonathan E. Baum

About Mr. Maggos
Mr. Maggos has been responsible for the origination and structuring of complex transactions involving large and small government entities, school districts, libraries, utilities, bond banks and economic development bond programs.  Mr. Maggos provides investment banking services to clients throughout Indiana, including the state and its authorities, cities, counties, towns, and school corporations. Mr. Maggos has developed a strong reputation in K-12 finance and has spoken throughout the state on school finance topics.  He has also served as a panelist on the U.S. Treasury's State and Local Government Securities (SLGS) forum. He holds a BS from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

About George K. Baum & Company
George K. Baum & Company has long been recognized as an industry leader in the structuring, underwriting and marketing of taxable and tax-exempt municipal securities, and is one of the nation's most experienced privately held investment banking firms. George K. Baum & Company focuses on providing underwriting and/or financial advisory services to Local Governments, State Housing Agencies and Authorities, Independent, Public K-12 and Charter Schools, Colleges, and Universities throughout the United States.

Founded in 1928, GKB maintains a well-established presence-staffed with approximately 200 professionals-with public finance offices in 16 cities across the United States, including sales operations in five major cities. GKB is uniquely positioned to provide issuers of, and investors in, municipal securities with the highest level of service.

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