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Jim Zipursky Named CFA's Dealmaker of the Year

Jim Zipursky

Los Angeles, CA – March 11, 2011 – Jim Zipursky was named CFA’s Dealmaker of the Year at the recent Winter Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Jim earned the prestigious award after closing multiple middle-market mergers & acquisition transactions during 2010 from his CFA office in Omaha, Nebraska.  “Jim has been a consistent leader in getting deals done and in providing thought leadership to our organization”, said Peter Heydenrych, Chairman of CFA Worldwide.

The conference, which took place February 23rd through 25th, brought together M&A professionals from the United States, Canada, France and Spain.  Discussions at the conference focused on the current state of the Mergers and Acquisition market and a forward look into 2011 and beyond.  Private equity group panelists Westshore Capital Partners, Shoreview Industries and True North Companies  were instrumental in providing a real-time look at investment criteria, deal flow and current multiples.   Other sponsors of the event included Century Park Capital Partners, Cornerstone Capital Holdings, Evolve Capital, Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co., Harren Equity Partners and Lincolnshire Management, Inc.

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