SOURCE: Dresner Partners

October 14, 2008 12:33 ET

Dresner Partners to Moderate Panel Discussion on Rapidly Developing Economies

Panel Discussion Will Take Place at IMAP's Fall 2008 Meeting in Amsterdam

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered middle-market investment bank, announced today that Richard Wottrich, Managing Director-International, will moderate a panel discussion for IMAP, an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms.

Scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 26th at 2 p.m. CEST at IMAP's 2008 Fall Meeting at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the panel discussion will focus on the challenges and problems facing middle-market companies that are attempting to expand into or source globally in Rapidly Developing Economies (RDEs). Panelists for the discussion will include:

--  Mohan Krishna Reddy, Dua AFG - India
--  Eduardo Morcillo, InterChina Consulting - China
--  Gilberto Escobedo, Sedna-Serficor - Mexico
--  Peter Church, Asean Focus - Australia, Asia, Tigers
--  Dimitri Abudi, IGC Partners - Brazil
--  Rachel Sargent, Osprey Partners - Eastern Europe
--  Ward Wickwire, Mertz Assoc. - India
    

"We anticipate an extremely informative and lively discussion on the challenges of doing business in RDEs," said Richard Wottrich. "Our esteemed group of panelists possess a wealth of knowledge and experience that even the most seasoned international professionals will find valuable."

About IMAP

IMAP is an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. Formed in 1973, IMAP is comprised of 57 firms with 101 offices in 35 countries including North and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, Australia, and Asia. IMAP member firms completed 254 transactions in 2007 with an aggregate transaction value of $9.95 billion. IMAP advisors provide strategic merger, acquisition, divestiture and related corporate finance services. Sellers of mid-size companies and corporate acquirers alike rely upon IMAP for essential local market knowledge and industry expertise delivered with unparalleled global reach. More information is available at www.imap.com.

About Dresner Partners

Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1991, Dresner Partners provides financial advisory services to business owners and managers throughout the world, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger and acquisitions, and valuation and strategic consulting services. Its affiliate company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. More information is available via the Internet at www.dresnerpartners.com.

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