1. HOUSTON, TX – April 26, 2016 -- Apex Partners, a boutique investment bank, announced today that
Kim A. Ruth has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Based in Houston, Ms. Ruth will focus on
opportunities in the capital markets and work directly with business owners to provide board-level
assistance, strategic planning and interim “C” level support.
Ms. Ruth has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry working directly with
entrepreneurs and privately held companies across a broad range of industries. She is the former
president for the Houston and state of Texas markets for Bank of America. She is also a registered
investment banking agent with Series 79, 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
“Apex has established an excellent reputation by leveraging the operating experience of its principals to
provide expert advice and offer creative solutions that add real economic value,” said Ms. Ruth. “The
firm is known for its superior client service and I am excited to join such an outstanding group.”
“The breadth of experience Kim brings to Apex as a senior banker, business leader and seasoned
executive will be invaluable to our clients,” said Barry Harbour, the firm’s co-founder and Senior
Managing Partner. “She is a great addition to the team and we are delighted to have her on board. Her
recruitment is another important step in the growth of our firm.”
“We get involved in a variety of situations,” added Jim McCoy, Managing Partner and head of the
firm’s Houston office. “Our clients are looking to expand their existing businesses and enhance the
value of the wealth they have created. Whether they need to finance an acquisition, overcome
unforeseen challenges or realize a measure of liquidity, we help them get the capital they need. Kim is
particularly well suited for the role given her experience and her background.”
About Apex Partners, LLC
Apex Partners is a boutique investment bank focused exclusively on the middle market. The firm offers
expert advice tempered by the hands-on operating experience of its partners to help clients maximize the
value of their interests. Comprised of experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in corporate
finance, mergers & acquisitions, strategy and operations, Apex specializes in transactions ranging from
$10 million to more than $250 million in value. For additional information visit www.apex-
partners.com or call (855) 713-2937 (APEX).
Barry Harbour Jim McCoy
Fort Lauderdale, FL Houston, TX
Securities offered through Burch & Company, Inc. member FINRA/SiPC.
Apex and Burch are not affiliated.