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Dresner Partners Announced as Winner of the 9th Annual International M&A Awards
Thursday, July 6, 2017
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, international middle-market investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital raising and valuations for closely-held, family-owned, public and sponsor-backed middle market companies, is
 
Dresner Partners June 2017 Chemical Newsletter
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  2016 was an excellent year for chemicals M&A from both a dollar volume and valuation multiple perspective.
 
Dresner Partners Announced As Finalists For The 9th Annual International M&A Awards
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, international middle-market investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital raising and valuations for closely-held, family-owned, public and sponsor-backed middle market companies, is
 
Middle-Market Food Companies Facing Greater Competition For Deals
Friday, May 12, 2017
  Middle-market strategics are facing increasing competition from private equity and major corporations for the small-but-promising food companies that have been staples of their M&A diet, according to various sources.
 
Christopher Kampe joins Dresner Partners as Managing Director
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital raising and valuations to closely-held, family-owned public and sponsor-backed middle market ...
 
Dresner Partners Advised Reproductive Medicine Associates Of New Jersey In A Business Combination With The Valencian Infertility Institute To Create The World's Largest Fertility Network
Friday, April 7, 2017
  CHICAGO – April 4, 2017 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, is pleased to announce that it advised the management division of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey and its ...
 
Brian Schofield Promoted To Senior Vice President Of Dresner Partners
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm is pleased to announce that Brian Schofield has been promoted to Senior Vice President.
 
Top M&A Targets in 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
  Mergers and acquisitions have hit breakneck speed and the outlook remains strong for investors.
 
Dresner Partners December 2016 Technology Newsletter
Monday, December 12, 2016
  Cloud Computing has had a positive and significant effect on the growth and capital efficiency of businesses over the last decade.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Infutor Data Solutions Corporation in its Strategic Investment Led by Norwest Venture Partners
Thursday, October 13, 2016
  CHICAGO – October 12, 2016 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Infutor Data Solutions Corporation (Infutor), a privately-held on-demand data solution provider
 
Dresner Partners Advised ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. on it's Sale to Valent Capital Partners
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  CHICAGO – September 14, 2016 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. (ISI) on its sale of a controlling interest to Valent ...
 
Dresner Partners Collaborated with Arcano on the Recent Sale of IGENOMIX
Monday, September 12, 2016
  CHICAGO – September 12, 2016 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it collaborated as an advisor to Arcano Group of Madrid (Spain) on the recent sale of IGENOMIX, a leading
 
Dresner Partners Acted as Financial Advisor to Sunrise AG Service Company
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
  CHICAGO – July12, 2016 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it acted as a financial advisor to Sunrise Ag Service Company (Sunrise).
 
Dresner Partners Business Services and Applied Technologies Newsletter
Monday, March 21, 2016
  Business Services and Applied Technologies are converging to create more cohesive strategies and solutions for business executives and their clients. The fully-integrated approach shows no signs of slowing down in dealmaking, with robust private equity ...
 
Dresner Partners Family Business Newsletter
Friday, February 5, 2016
  Family businesses require considerations with greater sensitivities beyond those present in a typical M&A transaction.
 
Dresner Partners Fall 2015 Healthcare Newsletter
Thursday, November 12, 2015
  The physician group industry is changing as consolidation continues among healthcare providers and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) accelerates the trend.
 
DRESNER PARTNERS EXPANDS ITS PIPE TRANSACTION CAPABILITIES WITH STEVE HORKAY
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  CHICAGO – August 11, 2015 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it has hired Steve Horkay as a Managing Director.
 
Dresner Partners Advised GSP in its Acquisition of Great Big Pictures
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
  CHICAGO – June 9, 2015 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised GSP in its acquisition of Great Big Pictures, Inc.
 
De-Mystifying Sustainable Valuation
Friday, May 15, 2015
  In recent years many valuable communications tools have emerged to help businesses keep in touch with audiences such as customers and investors—websites, webinars, webcasts, social media and e-mail.
 
Globalization. What can it truly mean for you, your company and/or your portfolio companies?
Friday, April 24, 2015
  Having the right partner and the right investor mitigates risk and can enhance terms of a deal.  This right partner can increasingly be found by looking globally.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Damian Services Corporation in Its Sale to Sterling Bancorp
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  This article reported that Dresner Partners advised Damian Services Corporation in its sale to Sterling Bancorp.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Damian Services Corporation in Its Sale to Sterling Bancorp
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  CHICAGO – March 17, 2015 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Damian Services Corporation in its sale to Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), through its principal ...
 
Crain's New York Business
Monday, February 2, 2015
  This online article profiled Patrick Cavanagh in its Executive Moves column after Robert was hired as Managing Director.
 
Dresner Partners January 2015 Business Services & Techology Newsletter
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
  The Business Services sector grew at a robust pace in 2014, which is likely to continue in 2015 and beyond.
 
Dresner Partners January 2015 Business Services & Techology Newsletter
Monday, January 5, 2015
  The Business Services sector grew at a robust pace in 2014, which is likely to continue in 2015 and beyond.
 
Crain's New York Business
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
  This online article profiled Robert Friedman in its Executive Moves column after Robert was hired as Managing Director.
 
Crain's Chicago Business
Thursday, November 20, 2014
  This online article reported that Nishant Bubna was hired as Vice President. The announcement appeared under the Financial Services headline dated November 20.
 
Mergers & Acquisitions
Monday, November 10, 2014
  This online article reported the hiring of Robert Friedman as Managing Director and Nishant Bubna as Vice President. The announcement appeared as the third item in the article.
 
Dresner Partners Hires W. Robert Friedman Jr. as Managing Director
Friday, November 7, 2014
  CHICAGO – November 7, 2014 – Dresner Partners announced today that it has hired W. Robert Friedman, Jr. as Managing Director. Mr. Friedman has more than 35 years of healthcare investment banking and research experience, with a strong focus on domestic ...
 
Chicago Tribune Web site
Thursday, August 21, 2014
  This online article reported that Paul Hoffman was promoted to Director from Senior Vice President.
 
CNN Money Web site
Monday, July 14, 2014
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners advised Guardian Industries in its sale to Altra Industrial Motion.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Guardian Industries, Inc. in its Sale to Altra Industrial
Monday, July 14, 2014
  CHICAGO – July 14, 2014 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Guardian Industries, Inc. in its sale to Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
 
Dresner Partners Promoted Paul Hoffman to Director
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
  CHICAGO – July 8, 2014 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, announced today that it promoted Paul Hoffman to Director from Senior Vice President.
 
Dresner Partners Sponsors New Venture Challenge
Friday, May 30, 2014
  Dresner Partners is a Silver Sponsor of the 18th Annual New Venture Challenge. Fifty-five teams participated in Phase II on May 29 at the Chicago Booth – Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship on the University of Chicago campus.
 
Dresner Partners Promoted Brian Schofield to Vice President
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
  CHICAGO – May 19, 2014 – Dresner Partners announced today that it promoted Brian Schofield to Vice President.
 
MarketWatch Web site
Monday, May 19, 2014
  This online article reported that Brian Schofield was promoted to Vice President.
 
Financial Content Web site
Monday, May 12, 2014
  This online article reported that Managing Director Brian Graves appeared on an International Executive Resources Group (IERG) panel May 13 to discuss global M&A.
 
Dresner Partners' Brian Graves to Speak at International Executives Resource Group Meeting
Monday, May 12, 2014
  CHICAGO – May 9, 2014 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Managing Director Brian Graves will speak at a meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the International Executive Resources Group ...
 
Dresner Partners Announces Partnership with Richmond Virginia-based Investment Bank
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
  CHICAGO – April 22, 2014 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm with offices in Chicago and New York, is pleased to announce that is has entered into a partnership agreement with IMAP MB ...
 
Dresner Partners Announces Partnership with Centaur Partners
Thursday, April 17, 2014
  CHICAGO – April 17, 2014 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm with offices in Chicago and New York, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Palo ...
 
Dresner Partners to Assist GSP Partners in Identifying and Pursuing Strategic Acquisition Opportunities
Thursday, April 10, 2014
  GSP™, a leading provider of in-store retail branding and marketing services, has retained Dresner Partners as its investment banker to assist the company in identifying and pursuing strategic acquisition opportunities.
 
Chicago Tribune Web site
Monday, March 31, 2014
  This online article reported that Managing Partner Michelle Moreno was one of three women elected to the Lake Forest City Council in Lake Forest, Ill. for the first time in the city’s history.
 
Dresner Partners Year-End 2013 Consumer Products Newsletter
Thursday, February 27, 2014
  Hampered by a stubbornly anemic economic recovery, consumer products companies are, on the whole, reporting weaker than historical organic growth rates and thus looking increasingly to acquisitions to drive growth and enhance profitability.
 
Reuters Web site
Thursday, January 9, 2014
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners advised Muvico Entertainment, L.L.C. in its sale to Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Muvico Entertainment, L.L.C. in its Sale to Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
  CHICAGO – January 9, 2014– Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Muvico Entertainment, L.L.C. in its sale to Carmike Cinemas, Inc., for $31.75 million in cash. T
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter, Winter 2014
Monday, January 6, 2014
  Starting in 2009 with the anticipation of healthcare reform and accelerating with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010, physician groups have received strong interest from a diverse set of
 
The Deal Web site
Monday, December 23, 2013
  This online article reported that Tim Golomb was hired by Dresner Partners as Executive Director, Strategic Business Development.
 
Dresner Companies Hires Timothy Golomb as Executive Director, Strategic Business Development
Thursday, December 19, 2013
  CHICAGO – December 19, 2013 – Dresner Companies announced today that it has hired Timothy Golomb as Executive Director, Strategic Business Development. Mr. Golomb will support business development strategy, client engagement and advising clients for ...
 
Reuters Web site
Friday, November 22, 2013
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners advised Maclean-Fogg Company on the issuance of $100 million of senior subordinated debt.
 
Dresner Partners Advised MacLean-Fogg Company on the Issuance of $100 Million of Senior Subordinated Debt
Friday, November 22, 2013
  CHICAGO – November 22, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, recently served as advisor to MacLean-Fogg Company, Inc. on its issuance of $100 million of senior subordinated debt to Ares C
 
MarketWatch Web site
Thursday, November 14, 2013
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners advised Novia CareClinics, LLC in its sale to Quad/Med, LLC.
 
Steven Dresner Speaks at The John Marshall School of Law
Thursday, November 14, 2013
  Steven Dresner Speaks at The John Marshall School of Law
 
Dresner Partners Advised Novia CareClinics on its Sale to Quadmed, LLC
Thursday, November 14, 2013
  CHICAGO – November 14, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Novia CareClinics, LLC in its sale to QuadMed, LLC, a subsidiary of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYS
 
Dresner Partners Third Quarter 2013 Consumer Products Newsletter
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
  Four years into a weak “recovery” from the Great Recession, consumer confidence has nonetheless rebounded to levels not seen since the beginning of 2008, yet consumer spending remains muted with modest improvement expected from the 2013 holiday spending ...
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter, Summer 2013
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
  The post-acute care industry continues to experience robust M&A interest from a variety of strategic and financial players throughout the post-acute care spectrum.
 
Dresner Partners' Michelle Moreno to be Guest Speaker at Women's Inititive Networking Event Hosted by The Institute of Internal Auditors
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
  CHICAGO – August 13, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Managing Director Michelle Moreno CFA will be the guest speaker during a Women’s Initiative Networking Event sponsored by
 
Business Review USA Web site
Monday, August 12, 2013
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners Senior Vice President Paul Hoffman was named one of M&A Advisor's “40 Under 40” emerging business leaders under age 40.
 
Dresner Partners' Paul Hoffman Named One of M&A Advisor's "40 Under 40"
Monday, August 12, 2013
  CHICAGO – August 12, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President Paul Hoffman has been named one of M&A Advisor’s “40 Under 40” for 2013.
 
Mergers & Acquisitions
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
  This online article featured an interview with Dresner Partners Managing Director Brian Graves about the various tactics being employed by dealmakers to ensure speed and efficiency in closing transactions
 
Brian Graves from Dresner Partners Publishes New White Paper, “What Drives Successful Acquisitions from a Buyer's Perspective” in Transaction Advisors.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
  According to Mr. Graves, now is the opportunistic time for private business owners to think about selling their business, especially if their company has EBITDA of $2MM to $50MM as the opportunities for capital investments are likely to be more stable ...
 
Crain’s New York Business
Monday, July 1, 2013
  This online article reported that Alan Mustacchi was hired by Dresner Partners as Managing Director.
 
Investors Hangout Web site
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  This online article reported that Managing Director Michelle Moreno appeared on a panel for the Greater Chicago Data Center Summit on June 27.
 
Dresner Partners Michelle Moreno to Appear on a Panel at the Greater Chicago Data Center Summit
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  CHICAGO – June 25, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Managing Director Michelle Moreno CFA will appear on a panel at the Second Annual Greater Chicago Data Center Summit on Thu
 
Dresner Partners Hires Alan J. Mustacchi as Managing Director
Friday, June 7, 2013
  CHICAGO – June 3, 2013 – Dresner Partners announced today that it has hired Alan J. Mustacchi as Managing Director and Head of Consumer Products and Specialty Retail Investment Banking.
 
Transaction Advisors Web Site
Saturday, June 1, 2013
  This online article by Managing Director Brian Graves discussed what drives successful acquisitions from a buyer's perspective.
 
Street Insider Web site
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
  This online article reported that Brian Graves was hired by Dresner Partners as Managing Director.
 
Dresner Partners Hires Brian Graves as Managing Director
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
  CHICAGO – May 29, 2013 – Dresner Partners announced today that it has hired Brian Graves as Managing Director. Mr. Graves has more than 20 years of experience working with senior executives, board members, business owners and private equity groups.
 
Dresner Partners Hosts International Mergers and Acquisitions Symposium more than 30 countries attend for collaboration and business development
Monday, May 20, 2013
  Dresner Partners Hosts International Mergers and Acquisitions Symposium;
 
Morningstar Web site
Sunday, May 19, 2013
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners advised G2G3 Group Limited in Its Sale to Capita plc.
 
Dresner Partners Advised G2G3 Group Limited in its Sale to Capita PLC
Thursday, May 9, 2013
  CHICAGO – May 9, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised G2G3 Group Limited, based near Edinburgh, Scotland, in its sale to Capita plc, a U.K.-based business
 
Dresner Partners Spring 2013 Healthcare Newsletter
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
  The healthcare industry has been considerably active in recent months, both on a regulatory front and in regards to corporate finance transaction activity.
 
Yahoo! Finance Web site
Monday, April 1, 2013
  This online article reported that Dresner Partners and IMAP co-hosted an international mergers and acquisitions symposium in Chicago on April 11.
 
IMAP and Dresner Partners Announce International Mergers and Acquisitions Symposium in Chicago on Thursday, April 11
Monday, April 1, 2013
  Will bring together senior professionals from more than 30 countries for collaboration and business development
 
Chicago Business Journal Web site
Friday, January 18, 2013
  This online article reported that Managing Director Michelle Moreno was elected president of the Chicago Finance Exchange, a professional organization for women in finance.
 
Michelle Moreno, CFA Elected President of Chicago Finance Exchange
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
  CHICAGO – January 16, 2013 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Managing Director, Michelle Moreno, has been elected President of the Chicago Finance Exchange.
 
Dresner Partners Advised ChemDesign Products, Inc. in its Sale to Lubar & Co.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
  CHICAGO – November 29, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised ChemDesign Products, Inc., a Marinette, Wisconsin-based portfolio company of Cleveland, ...
 
Dresner Partners Advised the Owners of 13 Affiliated Dialysis Centers under the Management of KRU Medical Ventures, LLC (KRU) on their Sale to DaVita, Inc.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  Dresner Partners co-advised the owners of 13 affiliated dialysis centers under the management of KRU Medical Ventures, LLC in their sale to DaVita, Inc.
 
Fall 2012 Middle Market Metrics
Thursday, October 18, 2012
  With businesses struggling to achieve organic revenue growth and private equity funds having raised new funds at a rapid pace over the past several years, there is strong pent-up demand to acquire existing businesses.
 
Dresner Partners Advised IMCO Technologies Corp. in the Sale of its Critical Test Results Management Solution to Amcom Software
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
  CHICAGO – July 24, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Pewaukee, Wisconsin-based IMCO Technologies Corp., in the divestiture of its critical test results
 
Dresner Partners Names Michelle Moreno Managing Director
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
  CHICAGO – July 11, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, announced today that Michelle Moreno CFA has joined the firm as managing director.
 
Dresner Partners Expands East Coast Presence with New York Office at 200 Park Avenue
Thursday, June 7, 2012
  NEW YORK – June 7, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, is expanding its East Coast presence by establishing an office in New York City.
 
Dresner Partners Advised New Carbon Company, Inc. and its Affiliates on its Sale to PNC Riverarch Capital
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, recently served as co-advisor to New Carbon Company, Inc. and its affiliates (New Carbon), the leading supplier of branded waffle mix and irons, on its sale
 
Dresner Partners Advises ARRIS Group, Inc. on the Divestiture of Its Subsidiary, Electronic Connector Corporation, to Eclipse Embedded Technologies
Thursday, April 5, 2012
  CHICAGO – April 4, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) on the divestiture of its subsidiary, Electronic Connector Corporation (ECCO), to Eclipse Embedded ...
 
Dresner Partners' Review of the Transaction Environment
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
  Following a very positive 2011, Dresner Partners enters its 21st year in business with many exciting developments. In Investment Banking, we closed multiple transactions for clients including completing two transactions on the last business day of the ye
 
Dresner Partners Advises C.J. Vitner Co., Purveyor of Vitner's Brand Salty Snacks, on Its Sale to Snak King Corporation
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
  CHICAGO – January 17, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised C.J. Vitner Co. on its sale to Snak King Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
Dresner Partners Advises AWP Industries, Inc. on its Sale to Nashville Wire Products MFG. Co., Inc.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
  CHICAGO – January 11, 2012 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised AWP Industries, Inc. on its sale to Nashville Wire Products Mfg. Co., Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
Dresner Partners Names Mitchell Stern Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
  CHICAGO – January 4, 2012 – Dresner Partners announced today that it has named Mitchell Stern as Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking. Mr. Stern will be responsible for expanding Dresner’s healthcare and medtech practice. He will be located
 
Dresner Partners Advised Roscoe Steel & Culvert in its Sale to The Rommesmo Companies
Thursday, September 22, 2011
  CHICAGO – September 19, 2011 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Billings, Montana-based Roscoe Steel & Culvert Co. in its sale to Fargo, North Dakota-based ...
 
Dresner Partners Restructuring Newsletter Second Quarter 2011
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
  The overall economic conditions in the first half of 2011 have been in a word, abysmal. Growth in the second quarter was worse than expected and recent revisions to the first quarter growth rate show that the economy came very close to contracting.
 
Dresner Partners Advised Carle Foundation in the Sale of its Retail Pharmacy Business to Walgreen Co.
Monday, July 11, 2011
  CHICAGO – July 11, 2011 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Urbana, Illinois-based Carle Foundation (Carle) in the sale of its wholly owned retail pharmacy ...
 
Dresner Partners Summer 2011 Chemical Newsletter
Thursday, July 7, 2011
  The Chemical Industry had a strong first quarter as many companies had strong volume growth, increased capacity utilization and higher margins.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Zenith Cutter Company on It's Sale to the Fisher-Barton Group
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
  CHICAGO – June 28, 2011 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised Zenith Cutter Company in its sale to the Fisher-Barton Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Spring 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011
  In this article, we review the current state of the healthcare landscape, the fundamental causes of how we got here, and the legislative response. In addition, we offer a view to the likely future direction of the healthcare sector, in particular the ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Spring 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
  2011 is off and running and based on early indications, the disjointed momentum the economy experienced during 2010 has evolved into a more predictable and optimistic outlook for 2011 and beyond.
 
Dresner Partners Names Omar Diaz Managing Director
Monday, February 14, 2011
  CHICAGO – February 14, 2011 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member, announced today that Omar Diaz has joined the firm as a Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Diaz will focus on middle-market ...
 
Dresner Partners' Family Matters Newsletter
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
  As many of our clients begin to wind down what for them has been a relatively successful 2010 and start to plan their goals and objectives for 2011, we are being asked a number of questions.
 
Steven Dresner Elected to IMAP Board of Directors
Monday, November 22, 2010
  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 ...
 
Dresner Partners Advised eRAD, Inc. in its Sale to RadNet, Inc.
Monday, October 11, 2010
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Image Medical Corporation, the parent of Greenville, South Carolina-based eRAD, Inc., in its sale to RadNet, Inc. (NasdaqGM:
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Fall 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  Since the start of the recession (in December 2007, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research ), most of us have been subjected to the sustained anguish of having to see the familiar graphic representing the rise from 2003 to a peak in 2007, ...
 
Jamie Lisac Joins Dresner Partners to Lead Financial Restructuring and Corporate Turnaround Practice
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
  CHICAGO – August 25, 2010 – Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank and IMAP-member firm, announced today that Jamie Lisac has joined the firm as Managing Director and will lead the Financial Restructuring and Corporate Turnaround ...
 
Dresner Partners Advised Protein Solutions in Obtaining New Capital
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Chicago, Illinois-based Protein Solutions in connection with an investment by St. Louis-based Advantage Capital Partners, ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Summer 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
  Given the apparent end to what the popular press has dubbed “The Great Recession,” many are wondering what the food industry will see in terms of mergers and acquisition activity in the near term.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Dialysis Corporation of America, Inc. on its Sale to U.S. Renal Care, Inc.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
  CHICAGO – June 9, 2010 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member, advised Dialysis Corporation of America, Inc. (DCA)(NASDAQ: DCAI) on its recently completed sale to U.S. Renal Care, Inc. (USRC).
 
Dresner Partners Receives Transaction of the Year Award
Monday, May 17, 2010
  CHICAGO – May 17, 2010 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member, received the Middle Market Transaction of the Year Award by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for its breakup and sale of ...
 
U.S. Renal Care, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Dialysis Corporation of America
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
  Strategic acquisition will significantly expand U.S. Renal Care's provision of outpatient dialysis services
 
Dresner Partners' Family Matters Newsletter
Monday, March 29, 2010
  For many shareholders of family owned and closely held private companies, 2009 was a year of waiting…waiting to see how severely the recession would impact their businesses and, for those shareholders looking for a liquidity event, waiting to see when
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Winter 2010
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
  With the passage of the Senate Bill (H.R. 3590) and the House Bill (H.R. 3962) in 4Q 2009, a unified healthcare policy framework appeared imminent. However, the recent Democratic Senate seat loss in Massachusetts and declining public support make the ...
 
Dresner Partners Metals Newsletter Winter 2009
Thursday, December 17, 2009
  Are you ready for the recovery? You may feel like you have been waiting for a recovery for the past 12 months. Being prepared for the recovery may appear to be a simple task, but we are finding an increasing number of players that are not ready or worse ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Fall 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
  We recently attended the International Network of M&A Partners (IMAP) Fall conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Dresner joined IMAP, a global partnership of middle-market investment banks in more than 30 different countries, to better facilitate transactions ...
 
Dresner Partners Advised Carle Foundation in Sale of its Skilled Nursing and Memory Care Business to Traditions Management
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
  CHICAGO – December 1, 2009 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Urbana, Illinois-based Carle Foundation (“Carle”) in the sale of its wholly owned skilled ...
 
Dresner Partners Advises Care Collaborative Home Health Services in Strategic Partnership with Home Health Group LLC
Friday, September 18, 2009
  CHICAGO – September 11, 2009 – Dresner Partners, a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Care Collaborative Home Health Services, Inc. (CCHHS) in its recent strategic partnership with Home ...
 
Dresner Partners Advises Wayne Manufacturing in its Sale to North River Capital
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
  FORT WAYNE, Ind. – September 1, 2009 – North River Capital LLC, a Fort Wayne, Indiana-based equity capital firm, announced today that it has acquired the assets and business of Wayne Manufacturing Corporation in LaOtto, Ind. Going forward, the company ...
 
Dresner Partners' Family Matters Newsletter
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
  It is an issue that is arising at family owned and closely held private companies throughout America: an owner who last year was contemplating retirement and a liquidity event, only to have those thoughts disintegrate with the collapse of the financial
 
Dresner Partners Advises Medical Resources in its Sale to Multiple Buyers in Separate Transactions
Monday, July 6, 2009
  CHICAGO – July 6, 2009 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it advised Bloomfield, N.J. headquartered, Medical Resources, Inc. (MRI) in the sale of substantially all the ...
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Summer 2009
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
  As a continuation of the trend that began to accelerate in late 2007, largely as a result of the dislocation in the credit markets and depressed real estate values, capital flows continue to shift from facilities to other healthcare subsectors such as ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Spring 2009
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
  Mark Twain suggested, “History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Our current recession is no exception to Twain’s suggestion.
 
Dresner Partners Advises SEMX Corporation on its Merger with Coining Holding Company
Monday, February 23, 2009
  CHICAGO – February 23, 2009 – Dresner Partners, a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, announced today that it had advised SEMX Corporation (Pink Sheets: SEMX) in its recent merger with Coining Holding Company, a portfolio company of River ...
 
Steven Dresner's Recent Comments on the Merger and Acquisition Market in Crain's Chicago Business
Thursday, February 5, 2009
  Merger volume has been in free fall — down 53% in the fourth quarter — but deals are still getting done.
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Spring 2009
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
  For a number of reasons, we expect healthcare transaction activity in 2009 to be robust in a generally declining market.
 
December 2008 Renal Care Newsletter
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
  With the nation’s economy in a recession and financial markets experiencing large losses, there is one bright spot for readers of this newsletter: it is a good time to be in renal care.
 
Metals Newsletter December 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
  While it would be typical at this time of year to write a piece summarizing the year, we thought it might be more positive to look ahead to the future...or, in our case, the "futures".
 
Dresner Partners Advises Consortium of Chicago Hospitals in Their Sale of Hospital Laundry Services Assets to New Entities Created by Blue Wolf
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
  CHICAGO – December 2, 2008 – Dresner Partners, a Chicago-based middle market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Hospital Laundry Services (HLS) in the sale of its assets to entities ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Fall 2008
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
  It is at times like these that the title of our newsletter, Middle Market Metrics,
 
Dresner Partners Assists A.L.P. Lighting in Obtaining Revolving Credit Facility and Term Loan
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
  CHICAGO – NOVEMBER 4, 2008 – Dresner Partners, a Chicago-based middle market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it assisted A.L.P. Lighting Components, Inc. (A.L.P.) of Niles, Ill. in obtaining a new revolving credit facility and
 
Dresner Partners "Trends in Valuation"
Thursday, October 23, 2008
  With the recent issuance of SFAS 157, Fair Value Measurements, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) has endeavored to provide a comprehensive set of accounting standards to determine the current fair value estimates of a company’s assets and
 
Dresner Partners Family Business Newsletter: Family Matters: Indiana
Monday, October 6, 2008
  Dresner Partners recently sponsored a series of private panel discussions examining the likelihood and potential impact of an increase in capital gains taxes. The panel discussions were hosted by Tim Coleman, Senior Managing Director and Head of ...
 
IMAP Expands its Global Reach with Dresner Partners
Monday, July 21, 2008
  TAMPA, Fla. and CHICAGO – July 21, 2008 – IMAP is pleased to announce that is has selected Chicago-based Dresner Partners to help serve its U.S. and international clients. Dresner Partners joins 57 other IMAP firms with 101 offices in 35 countries ...
 
Dresner Partners Advises Cohen & Green on its Sale to Recycle South LLC
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
  CHICAGO – June 25, 2008 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered middle-market investment bank, announced that it recently advised Cohen & Green Salvage Company and its sister companies, Lumberton Recycling Company and Raeford Salvage Company, on ...
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Summer 2008
Monday, June 9, 2008
  Dresner Partners has served healthcare clients for over 15 years, completing many transactions in a number of sub-sectors such as healthcare staffing. In recognition of the large and growing opportunity in the $90 billion staffing sector, we have focused
 
Dresner Partners Valuation Newsletter June 2008
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
  Increased prices of steel, copper, silver, and other raw materials, resulting from the construction boom in China have had a serious impact on global
 
Dresner Partners Advises Mercer Company on its Sale to Liberty Iron & Metal
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
  Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, recently advised Mercer Company in its sale to Liberty Iron & Metal Holdings and its German partner, Scholz AG. Terms of the transaction, which closed earlier this year, were ...
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Spring 2008
Thursday, March 20, 2008
  President Bush’s proposed FY 2009 budget spares few federal programs from significant cuts. The Centers for Medicare and
 
Dresner Partners Advises Tronair in Sale to KRG Capital
Thursday, March 13, 2008
  Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Tronair, Inc., a River Capital company, in its sale to KRG Capital Partners. Specific terms of the transaction were not ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Spring 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  “What do subprime mortgages have to do with my business, and why should they affect my
 
Dresner Partners Metals Newsletter Winter 2008
Thursday, February 7, 2008
  As the financial markets try to recover from the problems created from the subprime residential
 
Dresner Partners RV Newsletter Winter 2008
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
  While the credit markets are still reeling from 2007 summer’s sub prime residential mortgage debacle, the
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Fall 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
  While the credit markets are still reeling from this summer’s sub-prime residential mortgage debacle, the outlook we see for our middle-market clients as they enter the fourth quarter continues to be positive.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Haemoscope in Divestiture of its TEG® Thrombelastograph® Hemostasis Analyzer Business
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
  Dresner Partners, a leading NASD middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Haemoscope Corporation in the divestiture of its TEG® Thrombelastograph® Hemostasis Analyzer business.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Remet in Acquisition of Calwax
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
  Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Remet Corporation in its acquisition of Calwax.
 
Dresner Advises AMR ProNurse in Sale to Medical Staffing Network Holdings
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
  Dresner Partners, a leading NASD middle-market investment bank, announced today that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to AMR ProNurse in its sale to Medical Staffing Network Holdings, Inc.
 
Dresner Partners Aerospace and Defense Newsletter Fall 2007
Monday, October 8, 2007
  The aerospace and defense industry is experiencing stellar growth, particularly in the commercial
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Summer 2007
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
  Healthcare services M&A continued with an active second and third quarter 2007. Private equity groups are driving a significant portion of this activity.
 
Dresner Partners Business Services Newsletter Fall 2007
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
  Dresner Partners has served business services clients for over 15 years, completing many transactions in sub-sectors such
 
Dresner Partners Metals Newsletter Summer 2007
Monday, September 10, 2007
  This quarter’s sector spotlight focuses on the scrap industry and a new found interest coming from the
 
Dresner Partners RV Newsletter Summer 2007
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
  It’s starting to look like blue skies for the Recreational Vehicle industry. With a leveling off of gas prices and overall economic
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Summer 2007
Thursday, August 2, 2007
  Middle market merger and acquisition activity continued its strong pace in the second quarter and first half of 2007.
 
Dresner Partners Advises MacLean Investment Partners in Sale of Jameson to Carousel Capital
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
  CHICAGO – July 12, 2007 – Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it served as exclusive financial advisor to MacLean Investment Partners (MIP) in the sale of its majority ownership stake in Jameson Corporation ...
 
Dresner Partners Names Paul Hoffman Vice President
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
  CHICAGO – June 27, 2007 – Dresner Partners, a leading NASD-registered, middle-market investment bank, announced today that Paul Hoffman has joined the firm as vice president.
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Spring 2007
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
  We are coming off a phenomenal year in 2006 for mergers and acquisitions, in which a number of records were broken.
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Winter 2007
Monday, April 2, 2007
  Total healthcare M&A activity accelerated sharply in 2006, driven by landmark transactions such as HCA’s $33 billion go-private transaction.
 
Dresner Partners Advises SVS Vision In Sale Of Company To Management Team
Monday, March 19, 2007
  Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as the financial advisor to SVS Vision Holding Company (“SVS”) in its sale to Farstan Investment Corporation (“Farstan”).
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Winter 2007
Friday, February 23, 2007
  While statisticians are still compiling the final figures for 2006, there is no question in anyone’s mind that the year just ended will be a record year for the M&A industry in all respects.
 
Dresner Partners Advises The Biltrite Corporation In Divestiture Of Sheet Rubber And Rubber Matting Business
Monday, November 20, 2006
  CHICAGO – November 20, 2006 – Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as the financial advisor to The Biltrite Corporation in the sale of its Ripley, Mississippi-based sheet rubber and rubber matting ...
 
Dresner Partners Healthcare Newsletter Fall 2006
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  Healthcare investment continues unabated through the first three quarters of 2006. Net new commitments by the private capital markets to the sector topped $36 billion year-to-date September.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Production Services Associates in Recapitalization
Monday, October 30, 2006
  CHICAGO – October 30, 2006 – Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it served as the financial advisor to Production Services Associates, Inc. (PSA) in its recapitalization with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) to ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Fall 2006
Friday, October 20, 2006
  It’s October 2006 and the Chicago Bears are posting a very respectable season! At the same time, the M&A bears continue to hibernate, putting up less than menacing marks on the market scoreboard.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Learning Resources in Acquisition of Educational Insights
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
  CHICAGO – October 18, 2006 – Dresner Partners, a leading middle-market investment bank, announced today that it acted as the financial advisor to Learning Resources, Inc. in the acquisition of Educational Insights, Inc. (OTC: EDIN.PK), a leading ...
 
Dresner Partners Represents Postle Distributors, Inc. in Sale to Strength Capital Partners L.L.C.
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
  CHICAGO – October 12, 2006 – Dresner Partners announced today the sale of Indiana-based Postle Distributors, Inc. to Strength Capital Partners L.L.C. Dresner Partners initiated the transaction and acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Postle ...
 
Dresner Partners Represents Defiance Metal Products
Monday, September 25, 2006
  CHICAGO – September 21, 2006 – Dresner Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Ohio-based Defiance Metal Products Co. to an affiliate of New York-based buyout firm Weatherly Group, LLC.
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Summer 2006
Friday, July 14, 2006
  Welcome to the Summer 2006 issue of the Middle-Market Metrics, Dresner Partners’ quarterly report on the middle- market transaction environment.
 
Dresner Partners Advises Learning Resources in Acquisition of Safe-T Products and Extra Measures
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
  CHICAGO – June 26, 2006 – Dresner Partners announced today that it acted as the financial advisor to Learning Resources, Inc. in the acquisition of Safe-T Products, Inc. and Extra Measures, Inc., manufacturers of hands-on learning products and tools for ...
 
Dresner Partners Middle Market Metrics Spring 2006
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
  Welcome to the Spring 2006 issue of Middle-Market Metrics, Dresner Partners’ quarterly report on the middlemarket transaction environment.
 
Chicago-Based Dresner Partners Represents BAL In Sale To ITW
Monday, February 6, 2006
  Dresner Partners announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to BAL (Bay Area Labels) in the sale of the company to Illinois Tool Works Inc.
 
Chicago-Based Dresner Partners Represents Bio-Logic In Sale To Natus Medical
Tuesday, January 10, 2006
  Dresner Partners announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Bio-logic Systems Corp. in its recent merger with Natus Medical Incorporated.