SOURCE: Renaissance Strategic Advisors

Renaissance Strategic Advisors

February 14, 2011 03:00 ET

Renaissance Strategic Advisors Opens Its European Office and Adds Staff

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) -  Aerospace/defence strategy advisory and M&A due diligence firm Renaissance Strategic Advisors today announced that it is opening its European operations based out of a new office in London, UK. With the opening of the new office, located at 33 St. James Square, RSAdvisors is pleased to announce several new additions to our staff based in the Europe office.

Joining Jacob Markish, Principal, in the European office will be three new additions to the firm: Michael Formosa, Principal; David Black, Senior Associate; and David Hiley, Senior Associate. John Kenkel, Managing Partner, will be heading up the practice. Mr. Kenkel commented, "The opportunity to bring in such experienced and talented staff will expand our capabilities, especially in our understanding of and access to international aerospace and defence markets. It is not often you are able to build a team with such deep domain expertise and a history of providing strategic and M&A support to the most senior levels of our industry."

Michael Formosa brings over 20 years experience in international business planning and expansion. For the past 6 years Michael was the Director of the UK office for Jane's Strategic Advisors Services. Prior to Jane's, he was a Honorary Vice Consul with the British government.

David Black brings 10 years experience as a consultant and analyst in defence and government sectors. He has spent the last 5 years as an Associate with Jane's Strategic Advisory Services.

David Hiley brings over 7 years of experience in defence consulting and analysis. David had been an Associate with Jane's Strategic Advisory Services for the past 6 years.

"We are very excited about these additions to our team, we have enhanced our ability to execute on complex issues faced by senior executives in the global marketplace, in multiple time zones," remarked Managing Partner Pierre Chao.

Renaissance Strategic Advisors is a Washington D.C. and London based, aerospace and defence industry advisory firm focused on corporate strategy development, strategic business development services and due diligence/M&A support services. The firm works with clients across the full lifecycle -- from venture start-ups to industry leaders; and up and down the value chain -- from component manufacturers to prime contractors.

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