STAMFORD, Conn., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadhaven Capital Partners today announced that Jim Denton has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Denton previously led the Financial Institutions Group at Rothschild in New York where he worked on a broad range of U.S. and cross-border M&A and restructuring transactions, including the sale of Gresham Investments to Nuveen and recapitalizations of Butterfield Bank, Doral Financial Corporation, Centerline Holdings and Syncora Holdings.
"Jim has a well-deserved reputation as one of the leading investment bankers specializing in financial institutions," said Broadhaven co-founder Jerry von Dohlen. "Following a long career with Rothschild and J.P. Morgan, Jim's expertise is unmatched and we're thrilled to have someone of his caliber join Broadhaven as a partner."
Prior to Rothschild, Mr. Denton was a founding member of J.P. Morgan's Financial Institutions Group and headed the Bank and Specialty Finance M&A team. Mr. Denton has been closely involved in many significant M&A transactions that have helped to transform the banking industry, including the sale of EAB to Citigroup, sale of First Security to Wells Fargo, sale of Corestates Financial to First Union and the IPO and spin-off of Capital One by Signet Bank. At J.P. Morgan, Mr. Denton also headed coverage of the asset management and brokerage sectors and has been involved in a number of notable U.S. and cross-border transactions.
"Broadhaven's success has been built on long-term relationships with clients, being with them every step of the way, and demonstrating deep knowledge and versatility at every stage of a company's growth, particularly in the most complex merger and capital advisory situations," said Mr. Denton. "I am excited to join this talented and experienced team and to broaden the firm's coverage of the financial services industry."
About Broadhaven Capital Partners
Broadhaven Capital Partners is an independent investment bank and growth equity investor serving the financial technology sector. Broadhaven provides unconflicted financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private placements, restructurings and other strategic transactions. With clients ranging from large, multinational corporations to emerging growth companies, Broadhaven offers unrivaled sector expertise, deep industry relationships and dedicated senior-level attention. Its partners have advised on a number of landmark financial technology transactions during their tenures with Goldman Sachs, UBS, Credit Suisse and Wasserstein Perella. For more information visit: www.broadhaven.com
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