SOURCE: APS Financial Corporation

April 30, 2008 13:06 ET

William Nicoloff Joins APS Financial as Managing Director of Investment Banking

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) - APS Financial Corporation ("APS Financial") announces that William Nicoloff has joined the firm as Managing Director, Investment Banking. With over fifteen years' experience in corporate finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, structured finance, and buy-side fund management, Mr. Nicoloff brings an extensive and diverse background in investment banking, private equity, and securities industry transactions to APS Financial. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Nicoloff was a Managing Director at StoneCreek Capital Partners, an investment banking/merchant banking firm in Newport Beach, CA where he managed a $150 million mezzanine fund that focused on growth financings, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, acquisition financings, and recapitalizations. In addition, Mr. Nicoloff originated, structured and executed middle market capital raising transactions including senior secured and second lien asset backed financings, unsecured cash flow financings, and growth stage/recap equity financings. Prior to StoneCreek, Mr. Nicoloff was a Vice President at RSM Equico, an investment bank that specializes in middle market mergers and acquisitions where he advised clients and executed M&A transactions in the telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, construction, aerospace, real estate, and industrial industries.

APS Financial's President George Conwill commented, "We are very excited about William joining our company to lead the investment banking team and manage our growing advisory, mergers & acquisition and placement business. We believe that his extensive experience and demonstrated success will greatly enhance our capabilities in the strategic growth of our business."

About APS Financial

APS Financial Corporation is a securities, research and investment banking firm, offering its clients a wide range of services including trading of debt and equity securities, high-yield and distressed research, and a full suite of investment banking, corporate finance and advisory capabilities. Established in 1983, our staff includes experienced bankers, analysts, traders and portfolio managers who are knowledgeable in all areas of the capital markets. We conduct our own proprietary research and have developed a large client base of institutional accounts, as well as high net worth individuals.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:
    George Conwill
    President
    APS Financial Corp.
    phone: (512) 314-4375
    1301 Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste B-220
    Austin, TX 78746