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The Firm

Corporate Finance Associates (CFA) is one of North America's oldest and most prominent investment banking firms serving middle-market companies.  In its over 50 year history, CFA has recorded thousands of successful transactions by working diligently on the client’s behalf. Our global footprint and network of over 50 experienced professionals make CFA uniquely qualified to help you realize your business goals.

What We Do

CFA is a mid-market mergers, acquisitions and capital resources investment banking firm dedicated to working exclusively for the benefit of its clients.  We are dedicated to serving the needs of owners and shareholders of privately owned and mid-cap public companies.  We bring together companies on a national and international scale to help our clients achieve their personal and strategic objectives. We tailor the strategy to achieve maximum visibility while maintaining a policy of strict confidentiality.  CFA brings tenacity to every project and is firmly committed to helping clients achieve their goals.
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Our Thinking

When CFA was launched in the 1950s we were guided by the beliefs of our founder and those core values continue to be practiced today. Our commitment to client needs and expectations and our integrity is exemplified by the steps we take to safeguard your proprietary information and maintain confidentiality with all forms of communication. Our pursuit of excellence is displayed in our over 50 year tenure, thousands of transactions, and in the caliber of each CFA associate.
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The CFA Advantage

Selling your business is one of the most important decisions in your lifetime. You deserve to be guided by the firm that will deliver the best results for you. CFA, through its structure and experience, brings many advantages to provide you a successful transaction. From our global footprint, our independent nature and our earned respect in the buyer community to our broad industry experience, CFA stands a rung above other M&A professionals serving clients in the middle market.
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Leadership

The leadership of CFA brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the firm and its clients. They are former entrepreneurs and CEOs and they have personally experienced the same challenges business owners face on a daily basis. CFA has over 20 offices in the United States and Canada, one in Mexico,  two in India and affiliated offices in Europe, China and Brazil. The corporate office is located in greater Los Angeles, California.
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Our History

CFA was established in 1956 by Mr. Michael M. Rothberg as a consulting firm to serve the M&A needs of mid-sized business owners.  From its early roots in Columbia, South Carolina to its present day footprint across the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Europe, India and Brazil, CFA provides an entrepreneurial home for experienced Investment Banking professionals.  From a single office, CFA has grown to over 40 offices worldwide.
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