SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

May 09, 2011 04:40 ET

Imperial Capital Hosts Third Annual Consumer Summit

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - Imperial Capital, LLC will host its third annual Consumer Summit on May 12, 2011 at The Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, CA. This one day event features a select group of 30 premier branded companies.

Presenting Companies

Annie's
Competitor Group
Complete Nutrition
Contour
Country Pure Foods
Dr. Fresh
Flex-Power
Fresh Enterprises
Garden Fresh Restaurant
Garden Protein International (Gardein)
Good Health Natural Products
GUNNAR Optiks
Hot Mama
Hunter Fan
Johnson Products
Jurlique
Kona Grill
Lucky Strike Entertainment
Luxury Optical
McDavid
Midwest Center
New Belgium Brewing Company
OluKai
Performance Designed Products
Shock Doctor
ShoeDazzle.com
SKLZ
The Habit Restaurants
World Kitchen
Zola Brazilian Superfruits

The conference will also highlight several keynote speakers including Ross DeVol, Executive Director at the Milken Institute, Martin Franklin, Chairman and CEO of Jarden Corporation and Peter Nolan, Managing Partner of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.

BDO and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton are co-sponsors of the Consumer Summit with Merrill Corporation serving as the reception sponsor.

For further information about the conference, please visit: www.imperialcapitalconsumersummit.com.

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, Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago and Houston. The firm currently employs more than 170 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, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com.

About BDO USA, LLC

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through 40 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multinational clients through a global network of 1,138 offices in 115 countries. Visit BDO at www.bdo.com.

About Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 560 attorneys in 11 offices located throughout California and in New York, Washington, D.C. and Shanghai. Founded in 1927 on the principle that the firm would succeed only if its attorneys delivered prompt, high quality and cost-effective legal services, Sheppard Mullin provides legal counsel to U.S. and international clients. Middle market companies turn to Sheppard Mullin to handle a full range of corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. Visit Sheppard Mullin at www.sheppardmullin.com.

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