Chicago-based mid-market investment bank Dresner Partners has named Steve Horkay as a managing director. Previously, Horkay worked at Wedbush Securities where he served as a senior vice president.
CHICAGO – August 11, 2015 – Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank and IMAP member firm, announced today that it has hired Steve Horkay as a Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Horkay will cover technology and lead Dresner Partners’ efforts in private investments in public equity (PIPE) transactions from the firm’s Irvine, Calif. office.
Mr. Horkay has more than 20 years of investment banking experience advising and raising capital for public and privately-held companies. Prior to joining Dresner Partners, he was a Senior Vice President at Wedbush Securities, where he led coverage of various technology investment banking industries. His transactions encompassed mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of equity and debt, including PIPE transactions across a wide range of industries. Mr. Horkay was also a senior banker in Banc of America Securities’ Media & Telecommunications Group, where he completed numerous public equity, mergers and acquisitions, and leveraged finance transactions in the wireless, competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), broadcasting, cable TV and telecommunications services industries.
“We’re excited about Steve joining our team. His extensive experience with PIPEs, as well as technology and telecommunications transactions of all types will expand our reach in California, as well as other parts of the country,” said Steven M. Dresner, President of Dresner Partners.
“Dresner has a great reputation in middle-market investment banking, and its investor relations services are crucial for meeting the unique needs of micro, small and mid-cap public companies. I’m thrilled to be part of the team,” said Steve Horkay. “Steve Dresner continues to grow and expand the firm, and I look forward to contributing to that growth in technology and building out the firm’s PIPEs practice.”
Mr. Horkay received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Business School in Ann Arbor, Mich. He received a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
About Dresner Partners
Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices in New York City, Palo Alto, Calif., and Richmond, Va. For more than 20 years, Dresner Partners has provided financial advisory services to middle market companies throughout the world, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger and acquisitions advisory, financial restructuring & corporate turnarounds, valuations and strategic consulting services. Dresner Partners is also a member of IMAP, an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. An affiliated company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. More information is available at www.dresnerpartners.com or http://www.imap.com/locations/usa-chicago/416. You can also follow Dresner Partners on Twitter: www.twitter.com/DresnerPartners.