CAPIS Certified as a Women-owned Broker

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Capital Institutional Services, Inc. (CAPIS), one of the industry’s
leading institutional agency brokerages, today announced that it has
been certified as a women-owned broker dealer by the Women’s Business
Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Founded in 1977, CAPIS provides institutional investors with global
execution services, commission management solutions, and transition
management events. After 38 successful years and more than a decade of
succession planning, the firm became majority women-owned in July 2015.

“We are excited to achieve the final step in our multi-year planning
strategy for CAPIS, which positions us for continued growth as a
privately owned, independent agency broker,” said Kristi Potts
Wetherington, president and CEO of CAPIS. “Certification by the WBENC
will expand CAPIS’ ability to offer trusted global execution and
commission management solutions to an even broader group of
institutional investors.”

As a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, CAPIS will be able to
help institutions satisfy minority or women-owned business enterprise
(MWBE) mandates through its 24-hour global trading desk, which offers
global equity, fixed income, derivative, and portfolio execution
services.

About Capital Institutional Services, Inc. (CAPIS)

CAPIS is a leading women-owned, independent U.S. institutional broker
specializing in global agency trading, independent research and
commission management programs for asset managers, plan sponsors, and
broker-dealers. Supported by advanced trading technology, CAPIS traders
deliver superior execution in domestic and international equities, fixed
income, derivatives, and program trading. With more than 38 years of
experience in the independent research and commission management
business, the firm’s industry-leading CCA and CSA programs provide added
tools for reducing transaction costs and improving performance. Founded
in 1977, CAPIS is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial
Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association, and
SIPC. CAPIS is also a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise. For
more information, visit www.CAPIS.com.

Contacts

Capital Institutional Services, Inc.
Wendy Dailey, 214-978-4767
wdailey@capis.com