LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corporate Finance Associates Worldwide (“CFAW”), a leading global investment bank, today announced that Oliver Drews has been named Vice President Large Cap International and a member of the Executive Committee of CFAW. Oliver will focus on buy-side M&A strategies for large companies expanding into North America.
Oliver’s deep knowledge of multinational corporations and strategic advisory experience with CFAW’s background with middle market companies and national footprint in the US and Canada, combined with CFAW’s deep understanding of transactions of the middle market, allow large companies and financial sponsors access to private companies. in North America and the execution excellence required to successfully complete transactions in this very specific market.
Oliver has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Previously, Oliver was managing director of Credit Suisse in Frankfurt and London, managing director of the Dresdner Group in Frankfurt, London, Singapore and Tokyo and he is the founder and managing partner of Clifftop Colony, a Cape Town-based mergers and acquisitions firm.
“We are thrilled to have Oliver join the CFAW team,” said Jim Zipursky, President and CEO of CFAW, “I have had the pleasure of working with Oliver for several years on many projects. By working with CFAW, Oliver will be able to offer a unique value proposition to our customers looking to expand in North America or increase their presence here.
Oliver Drews concluded, “Leveraging CFAW’s distinctive footprint in the North American private company universe will provide large enterprises in Europe and Asia with reliable data points and access personnel needed by local entrepreneurs and business owners to create tailored acquisition opportunities for their North American mergers and acquisitions. strategies”.
About Corporate Finance Associates Worldwide
Corporate Finance Associates Worldwide is a leading international middle-market investment bank with offices in North America, Asia and Europe, providing middle-market companies with a broad range of M&A advisory services and access to capital resources. Further information is available on the Internet at www.cfaw.com.