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Australia-based Petra Capital is the latest addition to Global Alliance Partners (GAP)

Hong Kong, Jan 23, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Alliance Partners (GAP; www.globalalliancepartners.com) formally announced the addition of Petra Capital Pty Ltd (Petra Capital; www.petracapital.com.au) to the network organization. Petra Capital, GAP's other Sydney-based member firm, is a fully licensed Australian Institutional Stockbroking and Corporate finance firm (Equity Capital Markets).

GAP Chairman, Mr. John P. O'Shea cited that the distribution offered by Petra Capital, particularly in the mining and resources space, will no doubt be an asset to the Alliance. "GAP's strong suits include projects within the Mining and Precious Metals industries, of which we've transacted over 140 deals worth more than US$700 million all together," Mr. O'Shea explained.

Mr. George Marias, Managing Director of Petra Capital expressed optimism saying, "Global Alliance Partners will improve Petra Capital's distribution capacity abroad and also provide a strong network of industry professionals to assist us in the execution of corporate deals."

"Having developed a relationship with George and the Petra Capital team, we are excited to continue to foster a working affiliation that will allow Petra Capital and Transocean Group to greatly enhance GAP's presence in the Asia Pacific region," said Mr. Jamie Henderson, Executive Chairman of Transocean Group (www.transoceangroup.com), which is the other Australia-based member firm of GAP.

Global Alliance Partners is an international network of financial services companies dedicated to providing our client base with local service and expertise coupled with international reach and access in private equity, corporate fund raising, stock brokering, and fund management. GAP bridges the gap between investment opportunities in leading, emerging, and frontier markets, and key sources of investment risk capital.

GAP is maturing and now has about 140 offices in 24 countries worldwide. To date, our Partner Firms have completed over 1,100 corporate transactions in 57 countries valued close to US$33 billion; and manage over US$6 billion worth of individual and institutional funds. GAP is also able to execute trades in over 50 countries worldwide.

About Petra Capital

GAP member Petra Capital is an independently owned, boutique, institutional stockbroking firm that provides specialized services to institutional financial clients and to mining/industrial companies. It holds an Australian Financial Services License and is also a Participant of the Australian Securities Exchange.

About Transocean Group

GAP member Transocean Group is a boutique advisory and equities group established in 1987 and has since prided itself on providing innovative capital and strategic solutions to its clients across a diverse range of industries. It specializes in providing advice to, raising capital for, and actively managing emerging companies.

About Global Alliance Partners

Global Alliance Partners (GAP) is a network organization of internationally-minded financial partners focusing on the capital midmarket. We provide our client base with local service and expertise cross private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking and fund management; coupled with international reach and access that span strategic markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Please visit www.globalallinacepartners.com.


Source: Global Alliance Partners

Contact:
Mr. John P. O'Shea 
Chairman of Global Alliance Partners  
and Co-Chairman of 
European American Equities 
100 Wall Street, 7th floor 
New York, NY 10005, USA
Tel: +852 6935 9026 / Fax: +212 878 6598  
Mobile: +212 495 9234 
Email:joshea@globalalliancepartners.com   

Mr. George Marias
President & CEO
Petra Capital Pty Ltd
Level 1, #343 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: +61 2 9239 9600
Fax: +61 2 9299 5610
Email: GMarias@petracapital.com.au 

Ms. Coy Roldan
Group Marketing & Communications Director
Global Alliance Partners
18 & 19 Floors, AON China Building
29 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong SAR
Tel: +852 2217 2891
Mobile: +852 9707 9889
Skype: Coymaria
Email: coyroldan@globalalliancepartners.com





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