Gardiner and Company Merges with CDC

Dec 03, 2010, 10:00 ET from Corporate Development Capital, LLC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Development Capital, LLC, a leading regional investment banking group focused on energy industries, today announced a merger with Clifton Gardiner & Company, LLC, an investment banking and management consulting organization active in the media, communications and tech space.

"The combination of our companies will broaden our range of services and target industries which will now include alternative energy and enable an even higher level of service to our clients," said Chris Mendrop, Managing Director of CDC.  Mendrop continued, "CDC is a registered broker dealer with the SEC and a member of FINRA and SIPC.  Our business model draws on the expertise of C level advisors and industry experts who can consult with us on engagement opportunities and assures optimum value-added services to our clients. CDC provides merger & acquisition and debt & equity advisement to smaller middle market clients, addressing a gap in available investment banking services in the Rocky Mountain Region."

Cliff Gardiner, President of Clifton Gardiner & Company, said, "I have known and worked with Chris Mendrop on projects for over 15 years and am now looking forward to an even closer relationship as we bring our complementary strengths together for our clients."

The company will continue to headquarter in Colorado Springs, and will establish a registered branch office in the Denver Metro area in the near future.

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Chris Mendrop

Managing Director

Cliff Gardiner

Managing Director

Corporate Development Capital, LLC


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