Investment Bankers to the Middle Market

Chicago Office

Selling, buying or financing a business is a complex process that requires real experience, thorough preparation, skillful negotiation, and intimate knowledge of the marketplace. Through Corporate Finance Associates’ Chicago office, you’ll work with a senior professional who can provide expert valuation, analysis, and negotiating skills, as well as access to a national and international network of industry experts and resources.

CFA Chicago represents clients in the sale, merger, purchase, financing and valuation of closely held businesses across the Americas with revenues of $5 Million to $250 Million. Every relationship is led by a senior level professional – from the beginning of the project to completion and beyond. CFA Chicago will provide a list of successful transactions and references prior to engagement.

Chicago Team

Serving as your partner throughout all phases of the transaction process, your CFA principal will guide you through every challenge, advocate on your behalf, and leverage our firm’s wealth of experience and resources to see you through to a successful close.

robert contaldoRobert Contaldo

Robert J. Contaldo is the Managing Partner of CFA's Chicago Office, and is a nationally recognized...

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  joseph contaldoJoseph Contaldo

Joseph Contaldo began his Investment Banking career with Corporate Finance Associates through the...

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john sheridanJohn Sheridan

John Sheridan is a highly experienced M&A professional with over 15 years in the industry. He has...

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  anthony contaldoAnthony Contaldo

Anthony M. Contaldo has been in the M&A field since 2002 and currently serves as Managing Director...

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andrew sannesAndrew Sannes

Andrew Sannes is a seasoned M&A professional with over 11 years of experience advising companies...

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  brian ytterbergBrian Ytterberg

Brian Ytterberg has been an investment banker for over 25 years and currently serves as Managing Director...

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Choosing an investment banking firm is not easy. For many business leaders it is often a once in a lifetime decision.  If you harbor any doubts about the next step, call us. Selecting an experienced and knowledgeable firm that is a strong advocate for your interests will provide the confidence and security inherent in making the right decision.