Riveron Announces Chicago Office, Promotion

Riveron Consulting, a financial consulting firm serving private equity funds, named Chaitan Fahnestock managing director of the firm’s newly opened Chicago office.


Riveron Consulting (www.riveronconsulting.com), a financial consulting firm serving private equity funds and firms that are growing through strategic acquisitions, has named Chaitan Fahnestock managing director of the firm’s newly opened Chicago office.

Since joining Riveron in 2006, Fahnestock has served as a vice president in the firm’s Dallas headquarters. He has relocated from Dallas to Chicago to build a client service team there and to support local business development efforts already underway.

“Over the years, we’ve had numerous engagements in the Midwest. But now, with our new presence in Chicago and Chaitan Fahnestock spearheading our efforts in the region, I am confident our goals for the market will be realized,” said Landon Smith, managing partner of Riveron. “Chaitan understands the needs of our clients and has been extremely successful building relationships among our private equity clients. He has been an important ingredient in our firm’s success to date”

Prior to joining Riveron, Fahnestock worked at Grant Thornton as business development executive, Jefferson Wells International as business development manager and Ernst & Young in both its assurance and advisory practice, and in its business development unit. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Riveron Consulting

Founded in 2003, Riveron has its headquarters in Dallas. It is a financial consulting firm serving a diverse set of middle-market market private equity funds and companies growing through acquisitions. Although it is not a public accounting firm, most of Riveron’s principals have accounting experience from Big Four accounting firms. Riveron’s mission is to help clients maximize the value of strategic and financial transactions through buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence and other special project accounting and financial services. An intimate understanding of a broad range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, financial services, technology, energy and many others allows Riveron consultants to go well beyond the mere numbers on a balance sheet or income statement to discover value.

Riveron Consulting is located at 3131 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 400, Dallas, Texas 75219. Phone (214) 891-5500 or visit the firm’s web site at www.riveronconsulting.com. The firm’s Chicago office is located at 30 South Wacker, 22nd Floor, Chicago, IL, 60606 (phone: 312 902-3000).