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Editor’s Eye on Houston: Banks Doing Much Better, Says Encore CEO D’Agostino

By: Julie Armstrong, citybizlist Houston

September 9, 2011

On September 9, citybizlist Houston ran an on-line article covering the recent 5th Annual State of the Capital Markets Breakfast Forum hosted by BoyarMiller.  The following is an excerpt from the article:

There are a lot of banks in Houston, says James D’Agostino Jr. The company he founded and is chairman and CEO of, Encore (Nasdaq: EBTX), happens to be one of ’em.

D’Agostino on Thursday presented the state of commercial banking as part of law firm BoyarMiller’s fifth annual “Current State of the Capital Markets Breakfast Forum” at The Houstonian Hotel.

The forum addressed U.S. stock market performance, the credit markets and the European debt crisis, while also digging into U.S. mergers and acquisitions activity with a focus on energy and middle markets, as well as the state of the U.S. employment market.

To read the full article, click here.