Berkery Noyes Managing Director John Guzzo Selected as Winner of the M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Award

Apr 19, 2012, 18:02 ET from Berkery Noyes

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkery Noyes, an independent investment bank, today announced that John Guzzo, Managing Director in the firm's Financial Technology Group, has been named as a winner of The M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Award.

The 40 Under 40 Award is bestowed upon leaders in M&A who have achieved a significant level of success in their careers before reaching the age of 40. Mr. Guzzo was chosen by an independent panel of distinguished business leaders based on his accomplishments in the investment banking industry.

"Given his perspective of M&A from both the tax and investment banking realms, John Guzzo commands a unique skill set and offers his clients an impressive base of knowledge," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO and founder of The M&A Advisor. "Mr. Guzzo was chosen as a recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award from a competitive pool of talented nominees. We are extremely pleased to recognize Mr. Guzzo for his outstanding contributions to the investment banking industry and to his community."

Mr. Guzzo was selected for his achievements and leadership in the Eastern Region, which includes the following states: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. The M&A Advisor will introduce the winners and finalists on May 3, 2012 at a black tie awards gala in New York City.

"We congratulate John on winning this award," said Joseph Berkery, CEO and founder of Berkery Noyes. "He is a valued colleague and we look forward to his continued success."

In his current role, Mr. Guzzo co-heads Berkery Noyes' Financial Technology Group. He has worked on over 80 M&A transactions during his career, representing more than $3 billion in value. Mr. Guzzo has distinct expertise pertaining to the banking sector. He is frequently featured in the press and has published articles in leading trade journals such as Mortgage Banking Magazine. Mr. Guzzo earned his B.A from Fordham University and his MBA from Columbia University.

About Berkery Noyes
Berkery Noyes is an independent investment banking advisory firm servicing the technology and information industries. 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. For private owners, Berkery Noyes helps create liquidity and execute timely exit strategies that achieve their personal and professional objectives. For more information, visit

About The M&A Advisor
Since 1998, The M&A Advisor has been the preeminent organization facilitating connections and recognizing achievement amongst the top performers of the M&A, turnaround and financing industries. For more information, visit

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