Balmoral Advisors recruits Wrobel as MD

Investment bank Balmoral Advisors has appointed Stephen Wrobel as a managing director focused on dept capital markets and special situations. Wrobel’s work background includes FocalPoint Partners and Z Capital Partners.


Chicago, IL – May 2018

Balmoral Advisors, a full-service boutique investment bank, is pleased to announce that Stephen Wrobel has joined the firm as Managing Director, focused on Debt Capital Markets and Special Situations.

Mr. Wrobel will provide customized financing solutions across the entire capital structure and restructuring advisory services to middle-market companies, private equity firms, family offices, and lending institutions. His experience spans a wide range of industries including: aerospace & defense, business services, consumer products, energy, food, franchising, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, not-for-profit, retail, restaurants, technology, transportation, and wholesale distribution. In the past 25 years, he has raised, managed, or advised over $1bn in capital market transactions.

“We are very pleased to have Stephen join the Balmoral team to further expand our focus on raising debt and equity capital for middle market companies in a broad range of industries. Furthermore, his prior advisory and buy-side experience with complicated special situations will assist companies in transition who are underperforming or insolvent,” said Chris Cerimele, Founder and Managing Director of Balmoral Advisors.

“I am excited to join the strong team at Balmoral Advisors and contribute to their ongoing success. Balmoral has the right culture, professional values, and deep industry experience to help me provide the best possible service and innovative solutions to my clients,” said Mr. Wrobel.

Prior to joining Balmoral Advisors, Mr. Wrobel worked for FocalPoint Partners, an investment banking firm, Z Capital Partners, a special situations private equity firm and leveraged lender, and several commercial lenders including Citizens Financial, Fifth Third Bank, Associated Bank and Inland Bank. Mr. Wrobel holds a B.S. in economics from Northern Illinois University and a M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Balmoral Advisors is an independent, specialty investment bank dedicated to providing mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and other advisory services involving mid-sized transactions. We specialize in helping clients sell their businesses, find and complete acquisitions, and raise or refinance capital. Our firm brings a powerful combination of deep experience, strong industry expertise, and broad market reach to bear on every assignment. Our professionals have decades of combined transaction experience, including many years at larger and “Bulge Bracket” investment banks, but our focus remains on mid market transactions. For more on our firm, please visit