Samuel Wright Joins WeiserMazars as Partner in Transaction Services Group

Mr. Wright will service private equity firms seeking middle market target acquisitions

Oct 13, 2010, 10:44 ET from WeiserMazars

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WeiserMazars is pleased to announce that Samuel Wright has joined the firm as a partner in the Transaction Services Group. He will work closely with strategic clients such as private equity firms and others to execute financial and tax due diligence on acquisition targets.

"We are excited to expand our Transaction Services Group and leverage our global capabilities to service private equity clients seeking to acquire middle market companies with international presence," said Douglas A. Phillips, WeiserMazars' Managing Partner. "Mr. Wright's breadth of experience will strengthen our Transaction Services Group and position WeiserMazars to become a leader in this area."

With 20 years of transaction services and audit experience, particularly with private equity firms, Mr. Wright has led due diligence consulting efforts for mergers & acquisitions, advising on hundreds of transactions in a broad range of industries.  Sam has worked both domestically and internationally, and was based in London for three years.

Mr. Wright's transaction expertise has enabled clients to effectively execute transactions including buy-outs, add-ons and carve-outs, working with both private equity and target firms in due diligence, financial analysis and relationship management capacities, as well as advising on technical accounting issues.

He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University and his MBA with a focus in finance and strategic management from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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