Education Market Pro Joins Berkery Noyes as Managing Director Peter Yoon to Focus on PreK-12 and Post-Secondary For-Profit Education, Corporate Training and Childcare Services

NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkery Noyes, an independent investment bank, today announced that Peter Yoon has joined the firm as Managing Director in the Education Group. 

Mr. Yoon has approximately 15 years of investment banking and principal investing experience, mainly in education. He is the latest addition to the senior staff at Berkery Noyes. As Managing Director, Mr. Yoon will specialize in advising companies in the education and training sector, including the post-secondary, preK-12, childcare services and corporate training areas.  

"Peter's hiring is a further commitment to the education space, which we feel will complement and build upon our strong legacy and historical focus in the sector," said Joseph Berkery, the firm's founder and Chief Executive Officer. "With the addition of Peter, we are significantly enhancing our ability to identify new strategic and financing opportunities for our clients."

Mr. Yoon was most recently a Principal at Epic Partners, a merchant banking and advisory firm focused exclusively in the education space, where he provided corporate finance and strategic advice to privately held firms across the entire education and training spectrum.  Previously, he worked in the investment banking groups at the Bank of Montreal and UBS. 

Before embarking on a career in business, Mr. Yoon served as a Captain in the U.S. Army as an attack helicopter pilot. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the West Point Society of New York.

Mr. Yoon earned a BS in Economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. 

Berkery Noyes is widely respected for its depth of experience orchestrating merger and acquisition transactions across the education spectrum. The Education Group, which represents some of the most well respected and established businesses in the sector, works on behalf of a broad range of companies, including those that deliver information and services to public, private, and for-profit schools.

About Berkery Noyes

Berkery Noyes is an independent investment banking advisory firm servicing the information industry. Focused on middle-market corporations and financial sponsors, Berkery Noyes is committed to delivering a comprehensive array of industry-leading advisory services. Since its founding by Joseph W. Berkery in 1983, the firm has worked with corporate clients to grow through acquisition, divest non-core assets, and maximize shareholder returns through strategic transactions and restructurings. For private owners, Berkery Noyes helps create liquidity and execute timely exit strategies that achieve the personal and professional objectives. For more information, visit www.berkerynoyes.com.

Contact Information:
Peter Wilson
Berkery Noyes
646-442-7966
peter.wilson@berkerynoyes.com

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