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TRENWITH SECURITIES REBRANDS AS BDO CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC

-New name incorporates affiliation with BDO USA, LLP-

New York, NY – January 11, 2010 – Trenwith Securities, a middle market boutique investment bank, today announced that moving forward they will be known as BDO Capital Advisors, LLC (BDO Capital). The change marks the firm’s full integration into the BDO network.

BDO Capital will continue to focus on four key service areas – mergers and acquisition advisory, corporate finance capital raising, special situations advisory and board advisory. Sectors the firm serves include healthcare services, specialty manufacturing, specialty chemicals, software and information technology and retail and consumer products.

“As Trenwith Securities we had an excellent reputation and track record in the marketplace which we hope to enhance with BDO Capital Advisors,” said Kenneth Csaplar, Managing Director of BDO Capital Advisors. “We have been affiliated with BDO for sometime enabling us to draw on significant resources across the globe. This rebrand further solidifies our presence in the industry.”

BDO Capital has a thriving book of business recently leading restructuring deals for Dial-A-Mattress, Reader’s Digest Association and Freedom Communications, owners of the Orange County Register. Recent M&A and corprate financial successes include the sale of a business in the healthcare industry, the management buyout of and dissolution of an ESOP and a capital raise.

BDO Capital’s offices will remain located in Boston, Dallas, New York, and Costa Mesa. BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a separate legal entity and is affiliated with BDO USA, LLP, a limited liability partnership and national professional services firm. As a company BDO Capital will continue to work closely with BDO Valuation Advisors, LLC and BDO Consutling to help provide seamless, one stop financial advisory services.

About BDO Capital Advisors, LLC

BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a middle market boutique investment bank that focuses on four product areas:  mergers and acquisition advisory, corporate finance capital raising, special situations advisory, and board advisory. Through its highly experienced investment bankers, the firm has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital, been involved in the financial restructuring of hundreds of companies and generated over a billion dollars of shareholder transaction value in industries such as healthcare services, specialty manufacturing, software and information technology, specialty chemicals, and retail and consumer products.

BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a separate legal entity and is an affiliated company of BDO USA, LLP, a New York limited liability partnership and national professional services firm. Through their affiliation with BDO’s international network, BDO Capital Advisors has access to more than 300 corporate finance professionals domiciled in over 40 countries.  BDO is regularly ranked in the top ten in M&A advisory based on number of transactions with values up to $100 million by Thomson Reuters’ league table ranking. BDO Capital Advisors consistently ranks in the top ten investment banks based on number of active bankruptcy engagements by The Deal.com. For more information on BDO Capital Advisors please go to www.bdocap.com.

 

About BDO

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals.  The firm serves clients through 37 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 1,138 offices in 115 countries. 

BDO USA, LLP, a New York limited liability partnership, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. For more information please visit: www.bdo.com.