Exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms
CHICAGO – November 22, 2010 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP, Inc. member firm, announced today that Steven M. Dresner has been elected to a four year term on the IMAP Board of Directors. In his role, Mr. Dresner will provide guidance on IMAP’s U.S. merger and acquisition activities, relative to the organization’s global collaborative effort.
“Steve Dresner brings a wealth of diverse financial advisory experience to our esteemed Board of Directors,” said Mark Esbeck, IMAP president. “Under Steve’s leadership, his firm Dresner Partners has grown into a well known and respected name in middle-market investment banking. His experience and depth of knowledge will be a tremendous asset to our organization.”
“I am honored to have been chosen for the IMAP Board of Directors,” added Mr. Dresner. “I look forward to working closely with Mark Esbeck and the other members of the board in continuing to expand IMAP’s leadership in global middle-market M&A.”
Mr. Dresner has more than 25 years of professional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, valuations, solvency opinions, fairness opinions and financial restructuring transactions. He founded Dresner Partners almost 20 years ago and has advised public and private clients on transactions ranging from $50 million to $500 million. He has travelled the globe speaking on current issues in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Prior to Dresner Partners, he led transactions for the major global financial services firms including General Electric, JP Morgan Chase and Arthur Andersen.
IMAP is an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. Formed in 1973, IMAP is composed of 45 offices in nearly 30 countries throughout North and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, Australia and Asia. In 2009, IMAP advisers completed 179 transactions, with an aggregate transaction value of more than $6 billion. IMAP advisers provide strategic merger, acquisition, divestiture and related corporate finance services. Sellers of mid-size companies and corporate acquirers alike rely upon IMAP for essential local market knowledge and industry expertise delivered with unparalleled global reach. Every business day, somewhere in the world, an IMAP adviser is completing an M&A transaction. More information is available via the Internet at www.imap.com.
About Dresner Partners
Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1991, Dresner Partners provides financial advisory services to business owners and managers throughout the world, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger and acquisitions, valuations and strategic consulting services. Dresner Partners is also a member of IMAP, an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. Its affiliate company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. More information is available at www.dresnerpartners.com.
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Stephen Mullin, Dresner Partners, (312) 780-7213, firstname.lastname@example.org.