Todd Markin Joins Brock Capital Group in New Charleston, SC Office

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NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brock Capital Group LLC is pleased to announce that Todd Markin has joined the firm as a Managing Director.? Todd’s arrival also marks the opening of a new Charleston, South Carolina office for Brock Capital Group.

Todd has expertise in private lending and bridge financing and has been very actively involved in the Charleston commercial real estate market.

Prior to joining Brock Capital Group, Todd spent 16 years in New York as an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley within the Fixed Income Currency and Commodities division.? He traded and managed risk across various products in the Credit group ranging from Investment Grade / High Yield Corporate Bonds and Credit Derivatives to Distressed Bonds and Bank Debt.? In addition to building fundamental proprietary risk positions across corporate capital structures, Todd advised global asset managers, insurance companies and hedge funds on both macro and sector specific market views and opportunities.? After leaving Morgan Stanley, Todd co-founded Coast Capital Partners.? Before joining Morgan Stanley, Todd was Vice President at Miller Tabak Roberts where he traded convertible bonds.

“We are delighted that Todd has joined the firm as a managing director and that he will be leading business out of the new Brock Capital Charleston office”, said Charles Brock, the Firm’s Chairman and CEO.

About Brock Capital Group

Brock Capital Group is a full-service investment bank organized in 2002 to provide clients with strategic advice and implementation assistance through outstanding executives and professionals from diverse corporate and government backgrounds. Brock teams leverage the broad collective experience of the firm’s 45+ partners as investment bankers, senior corporate officers, consultants, government officials, economists, entrepreneurs, accountants, and lawyers to provide comprehensive client solutions that address often-overlooked issues in corporate transactions. Services are provided through Brock Capital Group LLC, Brock Securities LLC, Brock Real Estate LLC, and Brock Fiduciary Services LLC.

Brock Securities LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation and Financial Industry Regulation Authority, conducts the capital raising and associated banking activities of Brock.

Brock Capital Group LLC
Wilhelmina Lydon
Email Contact: wlydon@brockcapital.com
212-209-3000

SCRA Announces SC Launch Investment in Modjoul – Upstate Company Receives $250,000

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Summerville, S.C. – SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC Launch, Inc., recently finalized an investment for Modjoul, based in Clemson, SC. The company was accepted into the SC Launch program as a Client Company in December 2016.

Modjoul’s wearable technology, a low-profile SmartBelt, is used to provide insight into employee safety and how employees perform at work. The company’s patented SmartBelt is part of an employee’s uniform and uses sensors to gather data about the employee’s safety and performance. The data is then encrypted, transmitted and displayed on customizable online dashboards. Modjoul’s SmartBelt is available for order online at store.modjoul.com. The $250,000 investment will be used to further development and manufacturing of their wearable technology.

“We are excited about SCRA’s SC Launch investment in Modjoul and look forward to bringing the SmartBelt to the workplace” said Eric Martinez, CEO of Modjoul. “We truly believe the Modjoul SmartBelt will improve the way companies function by eliminating employee injuries from the workplace.”

“Modjoul is innovating workplace safety by incorporating wearable technologies and predictive analytics,” said Bob Quinn, Executive Director of SCRA. “We are excited to see their impact on South Carolina.”

SCRA is a state-chartered organization that fosters job creation and grows South Carolina’s Innovation Economy. The SC Launch program is SCRA’s entrepreneurial platform that provides mentoring, grants and investments to qualified, South Carolina companies in the Advanced Materials/Manufacturing, Information Technology and Life Sciences industries.

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About SCRA

http://www.scra.org/

Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, non-profit corporation, SCRA fosters South Carolina’s Innovation Economy by supporting entrepreneurs, enabling academic research and its commercialization, and connecting industry to innovators.