New York, NY - September 10th, 2009: Corporate Solutions Group, LLC (CSG), a New York-based
boutique investment bank, announces that Edward O'Brien has joined the firm from Merrill Lynch.
O'Brien brings significant experience, having worked with privately-held companies for over twenty years.
At Merrill Lynch, he was a middle-market banker providing consulting and structuring guidance on
complex senior debt originations for companies with revenues up to $500 million. His experience spans
numerous industries, including healthcare, staffing, construction, foodservice, and retail. Prior to Merrill Lynch, O'Brien worked for a large money center bank in a middle-market lending capacity.
Larry Kaplan, the founder and Managing Director of CSG, commented, "Ed brings a wealth of talent and we are excited to have him join CSG. Our firm has a unique combination of expertise-with former CEO's of publicly traded and private companies, as well as corporate finance professionals from Wall Street firms and other leading institutions. Ed exemplifies the type of talent our firm provides clients."
ABOUT CSG PARTNERS
CSG Partners, LLC is a boutique investment bank specializing in ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services for middle-market companies. Our clients have spanned the full middle-market spectrum, with values ranging from $10 million to $1 billion. Founded in 2001, the firm has built a reputation of having the nation's preeminent ESOP investment banking practice. In 2013, CSG Partners was named the "Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year" by both The M&A Advisor and ACG New York. CSG Partners operates from offices in New York, San Francisco, and Washington DC.