H.M. Payson Expands Research Team With New Analyst

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- H.M. Payson is pleased to announce the addition of Emily S. Christy to its team of research analysts. Emily has worked in equity research since 2006, holding positions as a Senior Sellside Analyst at the Royal Bank of Canada and then as a Senior Research Analyst for Harpswell Capital.

Peter Robbins, H.M. Payson's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer offers the following assessment of Emily's background: "The depth and breadth of her experience in the energy industry and with regulated utilities is invaluable to our research team. Her approach is thorough, resulting in a nuanced understanding of the energy industry and the myriad companies that inhabit the sector. Emily's tenacity at getting behind the numbers of each company that she researches enables her to unearth value that others might miss."

Emily is a 1998 graduate of Princeton University.

She notes: "H.M. Payson presents a unique opportunity for me to pursue my professional passion at a very high level in my home state of Maine. It is a firm that has a commitment to independent and stringent sector and company research that is typically only found in New York or other global financial centers."

About H.M. Payson

H.M. Payson is an independent Registered Investment Advisor and Maine Trust Company managing $2 billion in individual and institutional client assets from offices in Portland and Damariscotta, Maine. For more information please visit www.hmpayson.com.

CONTACT: Daniel Lay, +1-207-772-3761, dml@hmpayson.com

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