Firm Highlights

WCG becomes a Named Dealer for its 39th Commercial Paper program

WCG ranked #1 most active Co-Manager of U.S. investment-grade, new-issue debt financings, full credit given to each manager by Thomson Reuters

WCG is awarded its first Co-Senior, Joint Bookrunner Manager mandate in public finance, participating for the State of Connecticut

WCG Senior Equity Utility Analyst, Chris Ellinghaus, is ranked #1 U.S. Top Stock Picker for his coverage of Electric Utilities by Starmine

WCG surpasses the 100 mark in U.S. equity IPO participation

WCG earns Top 5 spot in the Pension & Investments U.S. Broker Rankings by Elkins / McSherry (execution of trades for giant capitalization stocks)

WCG is ranked #25 most active underwriter among Co-Managers of all U.S. debt, equity and equity-related securities by Thomson Reuters

WCG is awarded its first Co-Senior Manager mandate in public finance, participating as an underwriter for the State of Connecticut

WCG is selected by the Federal Reserve for the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility

WCG launches a full-service municipal finance division and is awarded its first Co-Manager mandate in public finance, participating as an underwriter for the State of California

WCG participates with a select group of broker-dealers on the U.S. Treasury’s sale of Citigroup common stock

Williams Capital Management is selected to manage $1 billion of US Treasury and Government Agency securities for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

WCG participates as a Co-Manager on the VISA IPO, which at that time was the largest ever U.S. equity offering

WCG surpasses the 50 mark in U.S. Equity IPO participation

WCG participates in the largest U.S. equity offering of the 2004 year; serving as Co-Manager on the Genworth Financial IPO

WCG’s equity buyback desk repurchases its 200 millionth share

Williams Capital Management, an SEC-registered investment advisor, is established

WCG is awarded its first Senior Co-Manager equity underwriting mandate; participating in the Prudential IPO and underwriting the largest ever commitment for a minority-owned firm

WCG’s equity buyback desk repurchases its 100 millionth share

WCG is awarded its first Lead Manager mandate in fixed income, participating as Lead Manager in a debt underwriting for Northern Natural Gas

WCG is selected “Financial Company of the Year” by Black Enterprise

WCG completes its first rotation in a corporate buy-back program

WCG becomes the first boutique brokerage firm to be named a Dealer on the Colgate-Palmolive commercial paper program

The Williams Capital Group, L.P. is formed as a broker-dealer