The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® (AM&AA)
San Diego, January 30, 2018 — Objective Capital Partners, a middle-market M&A Advisory Firm located in Southern California, is pleased to announce that David H. Crean, Ph.D., Managing Director of the firm’s thriving Life Sciences and Healthcare practice, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Thought Leader of the Year Award by The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® (AM&AA).
The AM&AA recognized that “David’s thought leadership is materially expanding the investment banker’s role in serving life sciences companies and providing these companies with a highly attractive, non-diluting alternative to hard-to-secure venture capital financing.”
“We are observing life sciences and healthcare companies increasing engaging specialized investment banking teams with deep industry experience to gain a strategic advantage,” said Trever Acers, Managing Director at Objective Capital Partners. “Specialized professionals such as David and his team members at Objective Capital are engaged by experienced Life Sciences executives to significantly improve the value, probability and speed of their M&A, strategic partnering, and growth capital objectives. David is at the forefront of this change, leveraging his decades of industry experience with best-in-class investment banking capabilities to provide CEO with highly actionable strategic guidance."
“I am grateful to the Alliance on its honor of being viewed as the Thought Leader of the Year,” stated Dr. Crean. “I pride myself in delivering quality thought leadership to life science and healthcare clients. Our firm’s impact on and excellent coverage of this exciting sector are key areas that make a difference. Objective Capital’s abilities in thought leadership differentiation addressing unique, emerging topics and identifying innovative solutions to key business issues are other factors setting us apart from other financial service providers and investment banks.”
The award winner was announced at its Winter Conference on January 15, 2018 in Miami, Florida. The four other finalists that were under consideration for the award were Ian Bone, Senior Manager, Strategy & Innovation, CT Corporation, Wolters Kluwer; Terrel "Terry" Bressler, Managing Director, Prairie Capital Advisors; Dennis Papa, Vice President & Principal Engineer, dpSTUDIO Environmental Consulting & Design; and Philip Whitchelo, Vice President, Strategy and Product Marketing, Intralinks.
About Objective Capital Partners
Objective Capital Partners is a leading M&A investment banking firm serving the transaction needs of middle market and growth stage companies in four industry sectors of expertise: Life Sciences & Healthcare, Technology, Consumer, and Business Services. Headquartered in Southern California since 2006, the firm provides sell-side, buy-side, growth capital and valuation services. The executive team has collectively engaged in more than 500 successful transactions and bring a unique combination of investment banking, private equity, and business ownership experience that enables Objective Capital Partners to provide large enterprise caliber investment banking services to middle-market companies.
Securities and investment banking services are offered through BA Securities, LLC Member FINRA, SIPC. Principals of Objective Capital are Registered Representatives of BA Securities. Objective Capital Partners and BA Securities are separate and unaffiliated entities. Additional information on Objective Capital Partners is available at www.objectivecp.com.
The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors® is the premiere International Organization serving the educational and resource needs of the middle market M&A profession. Formed in 1998 to bring together CPAs, attorneys, and other experienced corporate financial advisors, The Alliance's 1000+ professional services firms – including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry—draw upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market clients worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.amaaonline.com/thought-leader-of-the-year/.
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