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Corporate Finance Associates Opens New Offices in India

Middle Market Investment Bank Expands Global Reach to Asia

Los Angeles, California—January 12, 2010 (PR Leap) - Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), an international middle-market investment banking services firm providing merger and acquisition, business valuation, capital resources, and financial advisory services, today announced it is further expanding its global reach with the opening of two new offices in the state of Maharashtra, India.

CFA’s new offices, managed by Girish Narasimhan, will provide Indian business owners with an array of investment banking services. Mr. Narasimhan comes to CFA with a decade of M&A experience as a business owner, executive and managing director of an investment advisory practice. Under Mr. Narasimhan’s leadership the CFA India team’s charter is to provide financial advisory services for business valuations, capital sourcing, and corporate restructuring, as well as assist national and international strategic and financial buyers in acquisitions of privately-held companies. Prior to joining CFA, Narasimhan was the Managing Director of Saltrock Advisors Private Limited, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that provides growth capital, strategic direction and operational expertise to fast growing companies.

"CFA's newest offices are another step in the globalization of our firm – enabling us to expand our presence to Asia and provide superior advice and execution for our clients." said Peter Heydenrych, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CFA. "Girish Narasimhan has assembled a world class team and we are very pleased to be working with them. With one of the world’s fastest growing economies, India continues to grow in importance globaly."

“As we roll-out our pan-India business strategy,” said Girish Narasimhan, Managing Director of CFA India, “we look forward to helping business owners tap into domestic and cross-border opportunities by leveraging Corporate Finance Associates presence in India, United States, Canada and throughout Europe.

Working from offices in Mumbai and Pune, the management team at CFA India consists of investment banking professionals who have a proven track record and past operating experience in investment management, mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and resourcing capital. The firm is adept at arranging private debt or equity financing for businesses with a full range of capital sources, including private equity funds, corporations, venture capitalists, finance companies, banks and other lenders or specialized funds. CFA India works across all industries and has in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing, technology and business services sectors. Visit them on the web at CFA India.

About Corporate Finance Associates

Corporate Finance Associates is a major investment banking services firm, providing middle-market companies with a wide range of financial advisory services in support of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital sourcing, and corporate restructuring. From project inception to completion a senior principal guides clients through every challenge, advocates on their behalf, and leverages CFA's experience and extensive resources. CFA has over 25 offices in United States, three in Canada, three in India and 11 partner offices throughout Europe. More information about buying or selling a business is available via the Internet at http://www.corporatefinanceassociates.com

 

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