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Balmoral recruits Koss as MD

Balmoral Advisors has named Stan Koss as a managing director in its Chicago office. Prior to joining Balmoral, Koss co-founded TTK Partners LLC, a middle-market M&A firm based in Chicago.


Chicago, IL – October 2017 – Balmoral Advisors is pleased to announce that Stan Koss has joined the firm as a Managing Director in our Chicago office.

Mr. Koss joins Balmoral Advisors with more than 20 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience. He has developed relationships with and advised large, international corporations, middle market companies, private equity firms and family offices on M&A and financing transactions.

Stan has served as the exclusive financial advisor in a myriad of M&A and financing transactions, and has developed a particular expertise advising in complex corporate divestitures, including those where the businesses are non-core, underperforming or unprofitable.

Stan has focused the majority of his career on working with industrial and manufacturing businesses in the U.S. and internationally. His previous clients include a number of private equity funds and other notable firms such as Boart Longyear, Fortune Brands Home & Security, Freudenberg, General Motors, Huntsman Corporation, Lear Corporation, Linamar Corporation, Northwest Airlines, Parker Hannifin and SPX Corporation.

Stan previously co-founded TTK Partners, LLC a middle-market M&A firm based in Chicago. Prior to TTK Partners, Stan was a Vice President in Bear Stearns’ Leveraged Finance Department and covered industrial and manufacturing clients on behalf of the firm. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Stan was a Director in CIBC
Oppenheimer’s Global Automotive and Capital Goods Group and he also worked at Bankers Trust. Stan graduated with high honors from the University of Michigan where he concentrated in Economics and Psychology.

“We are thrilled to have Stan join our team,” commented Chris Cerimele, Founder and Managing Director of Balmoral Advisors. “Stan brings a wealth of experience  and expertise that is highly complementary to our existing team and will help us achieve further growth.”

”I have the utmost respect for what Chris has created since founding the Firm,” stated Mr. Koss. “I am excited to work with the team at Balmoral and look forward to contributing to the Firm’s continuing growth and success.”

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