SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

November 12, 2009 10:46 ET

Imperial Capital Announces Acquisition of Petrobridge Investment Management LLC; Opening of Houston, Texas, Office

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - Imperial Capital, LLC, a full-service investment banking firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired Petrobridge Investment Management LLC, an advisory firm specializing in the traditional Energy sector. In conjunction with the acquisition, Imperial Capital has acquired an office location in Houston, Texas.

"The Petrobridge team will add measurable depth to Imperial Capital's existing Investment Banking Energy Group, particularly in the Oil & Gas sector," said John E. Mack, III, Executive Vice President and Co-head of Investment Banking at Imperial Capital.

The Petrobridge team will include the following additions to Imperial Capital's Investment Banking Group: Mike Keener, Managing Director; Rob Lindermanis, Managing Director; Todd Dittmann, Managing Director; Justin Teltschik, Vice President; Richard Parrish, Vice President; and Kim Murphy, Executive Assistant.

"Imperial Capital's platform will allow us to execute more comprehensive strategic alternatives for our clients with the firm's significant investment banking, capital markets and institutional sales and trading capabilities," said Mike Keener, Managing Director of Petrobridge.

With the acquisition, Imperial Capital will have over 50 investment bankers in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Houston, servicing middle market corporations, private equity funds, and institutional investors in the following industry groups: Aerospace, Defense & Government Affairs; Airlines & Transportation; Business Services; Clean Energy; Traditional Energy; Consumer; Financial Services; Gaming & Leisure; General Industrials; Healthcare; Homebuilding & Real Estate; Media & Telecommunications; Security & Homeland Security; and Technology.

Imperial Capital's Houston office address is:
1600 Smith Street, Suite 4250
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone: (713) 490-3860

About Imperial Capital, LLC

Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Houston. The firm currently employs over 160 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, M&A, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at

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