Ryan Nichols, Managing Partner at Excend, Serves as Chairman of Terrapinn's Emerging Hedge Funds World 2011

Mr. Nichols serves as the chairman at an invitation-only event for emerging hedge fund managers, family offices, and private equity groups from North America and Europe.

Salt Lake City, UT, January 20, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Due to Excend’s expertise in capital markets throughout the United States, Europe, and emerging markets, Terrapinn invited Ryan Nichols to serve as the chairman of an invitation-only event that brought together managers of emerging hedge funds from multiple global markets - each with an average of $120MM in assets under management.

“Ryan Nichols from Excend moderated an innovative new format of conference that brought together 14 emerging funds in front of an audience of end investors and allocators,” said Marco Fernandez, Managing Director with Terrapinn. “Ryan had a critical role in directing the presentations and facilitating the quick-fire Q&A exchanges with the investor audience, and delivered with aplomb”

Excend provides investment banking for clients worldwide in various sectors including real estate, energy, IT, infrastructure, mass transit, logistics, manufacturing, and other industries.

About Excend: Excend has provided investment banking and capital origination services to over 200 clients worldwide. Contact Excend at www.excend.com or 1-801-532-2268.

Ryan Nichols