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					                                              James B. Sigmon
                                            421 W. 3rd St. #1809
                                             Austin, TX 78701
                                              (254) 715-9149

Education     The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business                                Austin, TX
May 2010      Master of Business Administration, Full-Time Program
              Concentrations in Private Equity and Investment Management; GMAT 710

              Baylor University                                                                           Waco, TX
Dec. 2004     Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance – Baylor Interdisciplinary Core Honors Program

2006 - 2008   Highland Capital Management, L.P.                                                             Dallas, TX
              Real Estate Investments Group; Portfolio Analyst
               Invested over $500 million in transaction volume involving subordinate and mezzanine debt,
                leveraged loans, CMBS, public stocks and joint-venture equity investments in various product types
                including retail, office, industrial, lodging, and multifamily properties
               Actively worked with firm principles to negotiate purchase agreements and structure transactions
               Managed investment process from initial due diligence through transaction closing
               Developed and utilized financial models including ARGUS, discounted cash flows, credit analysis
                and sensitivity modeling of cap rates, vacancies, rental rates, absorption and debt service
               Prepared and presented investment recommendations to Investment Committee detailing IRRs,
                underwriting assumptions, market statistics and comprehensive risk analysis
               Evaluated public equities and analyzed merger arbitrage, break-up and event driven investment
                opportunities in the commercial real estate and lodging sectors
               Met with company management, sell side analysts and industry experts to assess market trends
               Acted as lead analyst on Highland Capital’s $600 million CRE CDO backed by a diverse pool of
                mortgage loans, subordinate real estate debt, CMBS, preferred equity and real estate CDO collateral

2005 - 2006   Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.                                                                     New York, NY
              Investment Banking Division, Leveraged Finance Group; Financial Analyst
               Participated in the origination, structuring, underwriting and execution of syndicated loan and high
                 yield debt transactions to support leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations for
                 private equity and corporate clients
               Constructed leveraged buyout, recapitalization and merger models to evaluate the effects of various
                 refinancing, recapitalization and M&A transactions on the capital structure, credit profile, cash
                 flows and earnings of a company
               Conducted research on industries, evaluating growth potential, market dynamics, consolidation
                 trends and general outlook
               Performed due diligence and co-authored key materials, including lender and rating agency
                 presentations, high yield bond offering memoranda, and confidential information memoranda
               Worked with senior bankers to formulate and present investment overviews of business
                 opportunities to clients as part of the firm’s transaction development effort
               Ranked in highest tier of analyst class

Summer 2004   Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.                                                                       Dallas, TX
              Investment Banking Division, Natural Resources Group; Summer Analyst
               Valued public and private companies and subsidiaries using discounted cash flow analysis,
                 comparable trading multiples, precedent transaction multiples and leveraged acquisition analysis
               Formulated weekly metals and mining industry report for client distribution
               Conducted company and market due diligence, including market research and competitive analysis

Additional     McCombs: Member of the Graduate Finance Association and Graduate Real Estate Society
               Traveled extensively throughout Western Europe, United States, Egypt and Peru
               Interests include photography, travel, running, golf and literature

Work Status    Citizenship: United States

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