May 11, 2011 11:40 ET

ECRM, in Association With New York Private Equity Forums and Starlight Investments, Has Introduced a Private Equity Event for Consumer Brands Taking Place June 29-30, 2011 in New York City, NY

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - More than fifty consumer brands companies CEO/CFOs (with annual sales revenues $1-150 million) will have the opportunity to meet with 200 financial & strategic partners for growth capital, buyout, divestitures and special situations/distressed opportunities. Consumer Brand Companies will meet one-on-one in prescheduled meetings with 50 potential investors according to investment type such as: Financial Partners Private Equity, Strategic Partners Public and Private Companies, Venture Capital Firms, Investment Bankers and Service Providers. This platform will help match category-specific brands with category-specific financial investors. There will be podium presentations to 150 investor groups in the audience for pre revenue and early stage companies seeking venture capital.

The following consumer brands categories will be represented: Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Health & Beauty Care, Cosmetics, Personal Care, Vitamin, Diet, Food, Beverage, Electronics, General Merchandise, and Contract Manufacturing & Packaging.

"We are looking forward to using our format of one-on-one meetings to connect Consumer Brands Companies and their opportunities together with capital. Investors will get a close-up view of unique private investment prospects in early, later-stage and middle-market companies. Consumer Brands Companies will be able to share their story and potentially secure capital or sell their company," explains Kent Allen, Category Development Manager, ECRM.

Some current registered investors include: GESD Capital Partners, Huron Capital Partners LLC, McCarthy Group, LLC, Pouschine Cook Capital Management LLC, The Village Company, LLC, TSG Consumer Partners, VMG Equity Partners, Wafra Partners, West Bridge Investments and ZIG Capital. Strategic Partners: Pepsi Food & Beverage, Johnson & Johnson.

For more information, please contact Kent Allen at 440 248-3188 or Additional event information can be found at

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