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Leadership | Omar Diaz - Managing Director, Industrials
Omar DiazPhone: 312.780.7221
Mr. Diaz has global M&A, capital raising and restructuring experience for both public and private middle-market companies. His transaction experience includes sell side and buy side M&A advisory, take-over defense advisory and fairness opinion mandates. He also has worked on various financial restructuring transactions on both the debtor and creditor sides. He has executed deals in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He is a frequent presenter and is quoted often on a variety of M&A and corporate-finance related topics in publications.

Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Mr. Diaz was a Managing Director and Head of Allegiance Capital's Chicago Office. Before joining Allegiance, Mr. Diaz was a Senior Vice President in the Industrial Group at Houlihan Lokey were he was responsible for the global coverage of the chemicals and alternative fuels industries. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, he was a Vice President at Acquest Advisors (formerly Schnitzius & Vaughan), a Houston-based investment banking boutique specializing in the chemicals, plastics and oil field services sectors. Previously, he was an Associate in J.P. Morgan's Mergers & Acquisitions group where he was responsible for the execution of buy-side and sell-side transactions. He also has worked at Bank of America in the Energy Corporate Finance Group and Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group in the Reorganization Services Group. Prior to earning his MBA, Omar was a project engineer for Amoco in Chicago.

Omar has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He graduated from the E.W. Kelley Graduate School of Business at Indiana University with an MBA in Finance. He is also a Certified Management Accountant and Certified in Financial Management.


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
M.B.A. Finance, E.W. Kelley Graduate School of Business, Indiana University