Murray J. McCabe Joins Blum Capital Partners as Senior Partner

San Francisco, CA – August 15 2012— Blum Capital Partners, a leading investment firm active in investing in both privately structured investments as well as strategic blocks of publicly traded securities, today announced that Murray J. McCabe will join the firm as a senior partner, effective September 4, 2012. He will be responsible for overseeing and managing Blum Capital’s global real estate related investment initiatives, focusing on distressed debt, opportunistic equity investments, and structured investments in public securities.

Mr. McCabe, 44, joins the firm after an expansive 20 year career at J.P. Morgan, most recently leading its real estate efforts as global head of real estate investment banking, and previously as head of real estate mergers and acquisitions.

“Murray is a highly respected real estate professional and we are delighted to have someone of his caliber join our team,” said Richard Blum, Founder and Chairman of Blum Capital Partners.

About Blum Capital Partners
Blum Capital Partners is a San Francisco-based public strategic block and private investment firm. Blum Capital Partners was founded in 1975 and has invested in a wide variety of businesses, including through multiple going-private transactions. Throughout its history, Blum has demonstrated its expertise in proactively identifying attractive businesses to own, determining the most favorable ways to invest in those businesses across the public/private spectrum and helping to drive value creation as an active, engaged partner to management teams.

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