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Global M&A Hires Dent as CEO

Allison Dent has joined Global M&A, an investment bank based in Dusseldorf, as its CEO. Dent was previously Co-founder and Managing Partner of Global M&A’s Canadian partner firm Synergis Capital.

Press release:

Global M&A GmbH, the world’s leading investment banking partnership, today reported that it has secured Allison L. Dent, the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Global M&A’s Canadian partner firm Synergis Capital Inc., as its Chief Executive Officer of the international partnership, effective immediately.

Michael Gibbons, Global M&A Chairman and Managing Director & Principal of the US partner firm stated, “At a time when our industry faces unprecedented challenges, we are growing. This is the next step in affirming Global M&A’s role as the leading global middle market investment banking firm in the world. Allison’s combination of investment banking accomplishments, international experience and management skills, make her the perfect choice for CEO and to consolidate our market position.”

“The opportunity to help shape Global M&A at this critical time is an exciting challenge,” said Ms. Dent. “Global M&A is comprised of 40 of the finest middle market advisory firms in the world. Our clients have enjoyed the benefits of these firms acting as one. I am delighted to have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in helping bring world class independent corporate advisory services to our local and international clients.”

About Global M&A GmbH
Global M&A GmbH is the world’s leading investment banking partnership, consisting of 40 of the world’s most successful independent mid-market financial advisory firms focusing on cross-border transactions with values between €10 and €250 million. Global M&A’s partner firms work together on an exclusive basis to deliver seamless advice to clients’ local and cross-border deals across Europe, North and South America and the Middle and Far East. Global M&A partner firms have completed more than 1000 transactions with an aggregate deal value exceeding €30 billion since 2000.