NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Advisors Inc. announced today that Brent Cunningham and Chris Oliver have been promoted to the position of Managing Director at the firm.
"Brent and Chris have been significant contributors to the success of our clients and the firm," said Hal Ritch, Sagent's Chief Executive Officer. "They are talented and committed individuals who represent Sagent's principle of always serving our clients' best interests. We congratulate them on these well-earned promotions."
Mr. Cunningham joined the firm at its inception in 2004 and serves as a senior banker in the firm's Industrial practice in New York, focusing on advising clients in the packaging, capital goods and multi-industry sectors. Prior to joining Sagent, he was at Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.
Mr. Oliver joined Sagent in 2009 and serves as a senior banker in the firm's Defense, Aerospace & Technology Services practice in Charlotte. Prior to joining Sagent, he was at Wachovia Securities. He received his MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas.
ABOUT SAGENT ADVISORS INC.
Sagent Advisors is an independent, privately-owned investment bank that provides financial advisory and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic financial transactions. With over 70 investment bankers, the firm provides broad industry and product sector expertise to its clients through its offices in the U.S. in New York, Charlotte, Chicago and San Francisco, and globally through its alliance with Daiwa Securities Capital Markets in Asia and DC Advisory Partners in Europe. Sagent Advisors offers a unique combination of powerful global relationship networks, strong industry and execution expertise, and senior attention on every client transaction.
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