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TMCNet:  Gordon Titley Joins Great American Group UK Subsidiary, GA Europe Valuations Limited, as Director of Valuations

[January 17, 2013]

Gordon Titley Joins Great American Group UK Subsidiary, GA Europe Valuations Limited, as Director of Valuations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

GA Europe Valuations Limited, a subsidiary of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), has hired Gordon Titley to serve as Director of Valuations residing in its London office.

Titley, who has more than 20 years of experience in asset-based lending and business restructuring, will manage the valuation activities for the company in Europe. His responsibilities will include a growing team of professionals to support machinery, stock, and corporate valuations, while also providing management for quality control and client consultation. In addition to his role in Europe, Mr. Titley will also be assisting in long-range strategic and organizational planning for the Company's global appraisal business.

"Focusing on our continuing investment and commitment to building a worldwide valuation practice, I am excited about the superior skills and industry knowledge Gordon brings to the team," said Lester Friedman, CEO of Great American Group's Advisory & Valuation Services Division. "His experience, leadership and presence in London, one of our most active growth regions, are sure to enhance our ability to provide the highest quality of service and professionalism to our clients."

Titley most recently served as a partner with ReSolve Partners LLP, where he was responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with asset-based lenders and banks. Prior to that, he was chief operating officer with Duff & Phelps Ltd., a UK subsidiary of a global provider of financial advisory and investment banking services.

He began his caree with GMAC Commercial Finance Plc, a subsidiary of one of the world's largest financial services companies. Over his nearly 20 years with GMAC, he worked in a variety of capacities and eventually served as president/managing director supervising more than 200 employees with responsibility for more than $1.3 billion of lending across Europe.

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Great American Group's Advisory and Valuation Services division conducts thousands of appraisals per year representing hundreds of billions in assets annually. The company provides inventory appraisal reports for asset-based lenders, turnaround management professionals, accounting and private equity firms around the world. Services include initial valuation, collateral monitoring, asset management, and merger and acquisition advisory services for all types of businesses. For more information about services available through Great American Group, contact (818) 884-3737 or visit www.greatamerican.com.

About Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR)

Great American Group is a leading provider of asset disposition and auction solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital investment, and real estate advisory services for an extensive array of companies. A trusted strategic partner at every stage of the business lifecycle, Great American Group efficiently deploys resources with sector expertise to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms in maximizing the value of their assets. The company has in-depth experience within the retail, industrial, real estate, healthcare, energy and technology industries. The corporate headquarters is located in Woodland Hills, Calif. with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco and London. For more information, call (818) 884-3737 or visit www.greatamerican.com.

About GA Europe Valuations Limited

GA Europe Valuations Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly listed Great American Group Inc. Based in the United Kingdom and focusing on European business, GA Europe Valuations Limited delivers appraisal services that accurately reflect the recovery value of assets. The Company is on the panel of all primary lenders and is a trusted partner to banks, private equity houses and asset based lenders. For more information visit www.gaevaluations.co.uk.


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