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January 26, 2015 17:42 ET

Dresner Partners Hires Patrick Cavanagh as Managing Director

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2015) - Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it has hired Patrick Cavanagh as a Managing Director. In his new position, he will lead Dresner's consumer products team. During his career, Mr. Cavanagh has successfully initiated, executed, and closed 31 sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions worth more than $1.2 billion.

Mr. Cavanagh joined Dresner Partners from Scott Macon, Ltd., where he worked for more than seven years on middle-market transactions that included the food, beverage, automotive, business services, chemical, healthcare, and media industries. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at ARG Advisors, LLC, and a Vice President at Valufinder Group, Inc. Mr. Cavanagh was also Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions at Citigroup Capital Strategies, and worked for Nestle Waters North America and KPMG Peat Marwick. In addition, Mr. Cavanagh is a licensed CPA.

"Patrick has a history of successful M&A transactions for a broad range of middle-market companies," said Steven M. Dresner, President of Dresner Partners. "As our lead for consumer products, we look forward to his contributions in this important segment."

"Dresner provides great client service and does it with integrity," said Patrick Cavanagh. "I'm excited to be a part of the team and to work with Steve Dresner."

Mr. Cavanagh earned his bachelor's degree from Siena College in Albany, N.Y. and holds an M.B.A. from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business Administration in New York City. 

About Dresner Partners
Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices in New York City, Palo Alto, Calif., and Richmond, Va. For more than 20 years, Dresner Partners has provided financial advisory services to middle market companies throughout the world, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger and acquisitions advisory, financial restructuring & corporate turnarounds, valuations and strategic consulting services. Dresner Partners is also a member of IMAP, an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. An affiliated company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. More information is available at or You can also follow Dresner Partners on Twitter:

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