BDO Capital Advisors Announces Promotions

March 2017

Boston, MA - March 28, 2017 - BDO Capital Advisors, LLC (“BDO Capital”), trusted investment bankers for the middle market, recently announced three promotions to enhance the firm’s M&A advisory capabilities and industry expertise. “These promotions support our strategy to align our talent and expertise in conjunction with our growing superior deal execution and industry-focused platform” said Bob Snape, President. “We are very excited to acknowledge these individuals for the contributions they have made to our overall success and for the respect they have gained throughout the marketplace for providing exceptional client service while delivering outstanding results.”

Valentina Midura has been promoted to Senior Managing Director. Ms. Midura advises privately-held and family-owned businesses with transaction structures including leveraged recapitalizations, shareholder transitions, management buy-outs, exclusive sales, corporate divestitures and private placements. Ms. Midura has closed transactions in a variety of industry segments including Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare, Business Services and Technology, Media and Telecom. Geographically, Ms. Midura is focused on managing BDO Capital’s relationships and clientele along the Eastern Seaboard.

Prior to joining BDO Capital in 2002, Ms. Midura served as a Director at Andersen Global Corporate Finance, LLP, a middle market investment banking firm. While at Andersen, Ms. Midura was responsible for developing the firm’s investment banking Products Group where she had a particular focus on clients within the Manufacturing and Distribution sectors. In addition, Ms. Midura was a key architect in the firm’s investment banking technology go to market strategy and a contributor to the firm’s growth across a variety of technology sectors including software, hardware and IT services.

Patrick Bisceglia has been promoted to Director. Mr. Bisceglia has advised corporations on buy- and sell-side M&A transactions, private placements, ESOP formations, fairness opinions, joint ventures and strategic alternatives across a wide variety of industries. Mr. Bisceglia has completed transactions in the Business Services, Consumer & Retail and Manufacturing & Distribution sectors, among others. Mr. Bisceglia has extensive experience leading execution of sell-side transactions in the middle market. He is involved in all aspects of the transaction process, working closely with business owners and management teams to effectively position companies in the marketplace in order to extract premium value for sellers.

Prior to joining BDO Capital in 2011, Mr. Bisceglia worked in the Investment Banking Division of Mann, Armistead & Epperson, Ltd., where he assisted the named partners with execution of M&A transactions, capital raises, litigation support, independent valuations and board advisory mandates. Prior to joining Mann, Armistead & Epperson, Mr. Bisceglia covered diversified media and small-cap companies within the U.S. Equity Division at T. Rowe Price Associates.

Eric Higgins has been promoted to Senior Associate. Mr. Higgins supports senior bankers in all aspects of the transaction process. Some of his responsibilities include researching new and prospective clients and their industries, creating tailored presentation materials and valuation modeling.

Prior to joining BDO Capital, Mr. Higgins worked as an Analyst at Pan American Finance, a Miami based boutique investment bank, where he performed industry and company research, prepared financial models, and assisted with the preparation of marketing documents for multiple M&A, capital raising, and debt restructuring transactions.