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Executive Profile

Ed Forsberg

Ed Forsberg

CFA Atlanta

Ed Forsberg, a Managing Director in the Atlanta office, has extensive leadership experience in world class financial institutions. As a senior banker, Ed provides corporates, private equity groups and banks with insights and innovative financial solutions. As an investment banker, he arranges private placements of equity and debt, tax-oriented divestitures, and mergers & acquisitions. As a financial advisor and management consultant, he coaches his clients on developing new revenue capabilities, strategic plans, performance improvement and leadership growth. Ed's industry experience includes Alternative Energy, Airlines & Aerospace, Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Cybersecurity, Data and Transaction Processing, Forest Products, Healthcare, Inland Marine, Major League Sports, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas, Packaging, Private Equity, Trucking and Wealth Management.

At Citibank, where he was one of the founders of the Equity Syndication/ Specialized Leasing investment banking unit in 1979, Ed advised corporate clients on tax-oriented financings of big-ticket assets such as commercial aircraft, drilling rigs, power plants and satellite transponders. Subsequently, he held leadership roles in the former Atlanta offices of Bankers Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank), a market leader in senior debt for LBOs and Leveraged ESOPs; Brown Shipley & Stetson, a bank consulting firm he co-founded in partnership with an old-line London merchant bank; Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) where he headed up Corporate Finance in the Southeast; Société Générale where he advised a package delivery service on the tax-advantaged acquisition of Airbus freighters and refinanced a NFL stadium; UPS Capital where he started the Structured Finance Group and was SVP Sales & Marketing and; Commerzbank where, as SVP and Regional Manager, he led coverage in the South and West Regions covering 24 states.

Ed is a Member of the Board of Directors of Historic Royal Palaces. Member of the Order of St. John and Chairman of the Mentoring Program. Past Member of the Board of his fraternity’s educational foundation and Young Audiences of Atlanta. Past President of his church council and three PTAs.