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Corporate Finance Associates- Houston. Investment Bankers to the Middle Market. "We put money to work for people buying, building, selling and investing in businesses...so that we help create value in deploying capital."

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CFA presentation general

  1. 1. Capital for Entrepreneurssince 19561
  2. 2. Legal Notice• This is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer tobuy securities.• Securities are offered through Corporate FinanceSecurities, Inc.• Corporate Finance Securities, Inc. is a member firm ofFINRA and SIPC.2
  3. 3. Corporate Finance Associates- Worldwide• Locally based: entrepreneurial spirit with “boutique” firmsoperating as separate businesses supported by lean corporate staff– Leverage relationships thru worldwide network– CFA Industry Groups to focus on areas of expertise & experience– Strong presence and “mindshare” with Private Equity groups and sourcesof institutional capital• Global Presence: highly networked– Regional offices: North America; India– Affiliated firms (thru International Corporate Finance Group): Western &Eastern Europe, Brazil, Hong Kong– Worldwide: over 30 offices and more than 90 dealmakers• Most dealmakers have operational experience leading businesses3
  4. 4. Corporate Finance Associates4
  5. 5. Considerationsfor selecting your Advisory Team• People– Technical acumen– Industry knowledge– Expertise & Experience• Resources– Knowledge of sources– Creative thinking– Securities Licensed• Network– Access to sources of capital– Locally based…global network leverage– Relationships and reputation within industry5
  6. 6. CFA- Houston• CFA- Houston office– Each dealmaker has operations backgroundhaving previously run businesses– Work as a team…access to everyone– Industry experience and expertise• Industrial Manufacturing• Energy-related• Technology commercialization• Principal deal makers– George Walden– Matt Register– Jim GerbermanPeople6
  7. 7. CFA- Houston• Our engagement process begins withalignment to your specific goals• Our experience and expertise helps to:– Consider and assess alternatives– Develop strategy and implement plan tooptimize results• Substantial experience in all types ofengagements and deal structures• Corporate Finance Securities– Firm is licensed by FINRA as broker dealer– Deal makers are licensed by FINRA (as needed:General Securities Principal, RegisteredRepresentative, Uniform Securities Agent)Resources7
  8. 8. CFA- Houston• Locally based and entrepreneurial…withthe leverage of a highly-networked globalpresence• Strong relationships within industry:– Private Equity groups– Traditional and non-traditional fundingsources– Trusted Advisors– Industry Associations– Strategic Players• Access to capital sources• Additional trusted advisor resources asneededNetwork8
  9. 9. Choosing an AdvisorPeopleNetworkResources9
  10. 10. In summary…• We see our relationship asa partnership, workingwith you to:– Identify and evaluatealternatives– Think creatively– Accelerate your decisionsand implement actions10
  11. 11. Attachments• CFA- Houston deal maker bio’s11
  12. 12. George WaldenGeorge Walden is a Principal in CFA’s Houston office with twenty yearsexperience as a middle-market investment banker.Raised with a family firm in the plastics industry, he has worked extensivelywith family-owned and private companies throughout his career. In fact,George has analyzed and valued hundreds of businesses for presentationsto private equity groups, strategic industry buyers, and individual investors.Some of his transactions include:• Oilfield OEM businesses• Valves and actuator companies• Pump and compressor manufacturing and service• Instrumentation and controls• Metal fabrication and machining• Pipeline integrity and maintenance• Industrial services• Plastic blending, molding, and machining• Patented industrial technologyGeorge is a member of CFA’s equipment industry practice group and anexpert in the precision machining industry with special emphasis onmanual machining, CNC precision machining, and gun drilling services andhas been responsible for several industry-leading transactions.In 2010 George participated in several turnarounds as well as a completeda transaction in an out of favor industry. In a recent transaction, Georgecompleted a 1202 private placement that involved game changingtechnology in sub-sea drilling and exploration.Professional• Association for Corporate Growth, Houston Chapter• CFA Equipment Practice Group• Vistage International12
  13. 13. Matt RegisterMatt Register is a Principal in the Houston office. With more than 13 yearsexperience in operations and strategic planning, he draws on a depth ofexperience and brings important insights to bear on the issues faced byclients.Matt joined CFA after managing the successful sale of his family’s industrialmanufacturing business to a Fortune 500 company. In the years prior tothe acquisition, he was instrumental in executing a culture change to a highprecision parts manufacturer. This resulted in 250% growth in less thanfour years.Prior to joining his family’s company, Matt served for over six years as anofficer in the US Army, including combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.Matt’s operational experience provides added perspective and anenhanced ability to execute transactions, serving clients through athorough understanding of their business and what it takes to run asuccessful company. Most importantly, Matt’s capabilities make him ahighly skilled negotiator who is analytical and tenacious. He has a trackrecord of creative solutions to tough problems.Matt and his wife also own Register Real Estate Advisors, a fast-growingreal estate firm in Spring TX, and RREA Media, an audio/video productionand digital marketing firm.Matt has a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point andan MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice Universityin Houston. He sits on the boards of several non-profits and is very active inthe business start-up community in Houston.Community Involvement• Houston Angel Network• West Point Society of Greater Houston• Gottlieb Foundation of Texas• Association for Corporate Growth, Houston Chapter• Co-Founder of Forward Results13
  14. 14. Jim GerbermanAs Managing Director with CFA’s Houston office, Jim is a proven businessleader with multiple successes in President/CEO/GM positions withemerging technology companies serving a broad array of industries andmarkets. He is known for transforming businesses by building value inturnarounds and by growing market share under intense competition. Withextensive and direct hands-on experience in all aspects of acquisitions frominitial strategic planning through assessment, negotiations, due diligenceand post-acquisition integration of businesses, he has worked from boththe buy-side and sell-side of many transactions in small as well as largemulti-national company environments. His work experience also includes:• broad functional and operational experience in manufacturing andmaterials management, worldwide sales and distribution, marketingand business development, engineering and multi-site projectmanagement• increasing responsibilities with the US Army, Texas Instruments,Baker Hughes, Thermo Electron and VMETRO• management consulting focusing on strategic transformation ofbusinesses through development and implementation of growth andturnaround strategiesJim’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree inGeneral Engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point, aMaster’s in Business Administration from Saint Edward’s University inAustin, Texas, and a Ph.D in Management Science/ Operations Researchfrom The McCombs Business School at The University of Texas at Austin.Professional Affiliations• Association for Corporate Growth, Houston Chapter• Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship• Houston Technology Center• MIT Enterprise Forum New Ventures Clinic• M&A Forum- Houston• Mentor, SURGE Accelerator• West Point Society of Greater Houston14
  15. 15. www.cfaw-houston.comOne of America’s oldest and largestmid-market M & A advisory firms“We put money to work for people buying,building, selling, or investing in businessesso that we help create valueIn deploying capital”15

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