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Corporate Finance Associates Announces New Managing Director and Principal in Dallas, Texas

Brad PurifoyLos Angeles, California – March 12, 2014  – Peter Heydenrych, Chairman and CEO of Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), is pleased to announce the expansion of its Dallas office with the addition of Brad Purifoy, who joins as a Managing Director and Principal of the firm. Recently honored as the sole 2013 finalist for Dallas Business Journal Merger and Acquisition Awards Investment Banker / Intermediary of the Year, Purifoy is an accomplished Investment Banking Professional with over 25 years of executive experience.

“We are extremely pleased that Brad has rejoined the CFA team” said Heydenrych. “With his broad experience, network, reputation, and high level of professionalism, we strengthen and expand CFA’s reach and capabilities in important Texas and Southwestern U.S. markets.” Prior to rejoining CFA, Purifoy served as senior vice president for BKD Corporate Finance, managing director and partner for Westlake Securities, and senior vice president for Allegiance Capital Corporation.

Mr. Purifoy is a graduate of Texas A&M University, College Station, with B.B.A. and M.S. degrees in accounting and taxation. Purifoy holds FINRA Series 79 and 63 licenses, and is a licensed CPA in Texas. Mr. Purifoy currently serves on the Dallas / Fort Worth chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Board of Directors Executive Advisory Committee (ACG has over 14,000 members worldwide dedicated to corporate growth through mergers and acquisitions). Purifoy served as President of ACG’s Dallas/Fort Worth 600 member chapter in 2012, and is a long time ACG Board member.

About Corporate Finance Associates

Corporate Finance Associates is one of North America's oldest and most prominent investment banking firms serving middle-market companies, recording thousands of successful transactions in 50 plus years of service. CFA principally serves middle market business owner clients who are restructuring a company through divestiture, merger, acquisition or recapitalization. Founded in 1956 in Columbia, South Carolina, CFA has grown to over sixty professionals with over 20 offices in the United States and Canada, one in Mexico, three in India, and fifteen partner offices throughout Europe, China and Brazil.

For more information, contact:

Kim Levin | Corporate Finance Associates | 949.305.6710