G2 Investment Group Launches G2 Natural Resources, Douglas Wu Named CEO

By G2 Investment Group, PRNE
Thursday, June 2, 2011

NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 -

G2 Investment Group, a firm that provides investment management, advisory
and other financial services to institutional investors and private clients
around the world announced the launch today of its affiliate, G2 Natural
Resources, LLC.

J. Todd Morley, Chairman and CEO of G2 Investment Group, said "Given the
frightening state of U.S. and European fiscal and monetary policy and the
resulting risk of devaluation of our currencies and debts, G2 Natural
Resources is committed to investing in real assets which already include
shale gas and early stage gold and copper mines. We will soon be adding a
commodities trading capacity. We will be particularly focused on evolving
markets. Perhaps the best example of this is shale gas, which has the
potential to revolutionize energy markets."

G2 Natural Resources will be led by Douglas Wu, co-founder and CEO, who
has had over 25 years experience as a private equity and hedge fund investor
in natural resources and related industries. G2 Natural Resources has
invested in early stage mining opportunities in Chile, Colombia, Turkey and
the Ukraine with experienced management teams that have a strong track record
of having found large resources and effected successful exit strategies. Juan
Villarzu, Chairman of AMG Minerals, Inc. and former Chairman and CEO of
Codelco, a large Chilean copper company, said "We are delighted to be working
with G2 Natural Resources in finding and capitalizing on exciting early stage
opportunities that can offer outsized returns. Given the volatility in the
commodity markets, getting in early is key to mitigating risk and maximizing

G2 Investment Group is an independent, privately-owned financial services
firm established by J. Todd Morley and partners. G2 has over 60 professionals
offering investment management, advisory, and other financial services to
institutional and private clients around the world. Prior to founding G2,
Morley was co-founder of Guggenheim Partners, a financial services firm with
over $100 billion of assets under supervision.

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