Stout Risius Ross Appoints MD

Stout Risius Ross, a global financial advisory firm specializing in investment banking, dispute advisory and forensic services, valuation and financial opinions has appointed Nick P. Jachim as a managing director in its Chicago office and as leader of the investment banking group.

PRESS RELEASE

Stout Risius Ross (SRR), a
global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking,
Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services, Valuation & Financial Opinions,
is proud to announce that Mr. Nick P. Jachim has joined the firm as a
Managing Director in its Chicago office and as leader of the Investment
Banking Group.

Mr. Jachim has 25 years of experience providing advice on a wide range
of topics including mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring,
strategic alternatives, deal negotiation and execution to public
corporations, privately held companies, family businesses, and
portfolio companies of private equity funds.

“We are excited to welcome Nick to SRR as the head of our Investment
Banking Group,” said Mike Kern, President and Chief Operating Officer.
“He has a proven track record of building lasting relationships with
clients across the globe and his vast experience with mergers &
acquisitions and corporate restructuring will be an invaluable asset to
SRR’s existing and future clients.”

Prior to joining SRR, Mr. Jachim was a Managing Director in the Chicago
office of KPMG Corporate Finance, where he most recently served as
leader of the Consumer Markets group. His comprehensive industry
experience includes food & beverage, consumer products, retail,
agriculture, distribution, industrial markets, automotive, business
services, healthcare, and financial services. In addition to his
investment banking background, Mr. Jachim has performed numerous
business valuation, fairness opinion, and restructuring projects for
his clients.

Mr. Jachim earned his M.B.A. in Finance & Accounting from the
University Of Chicago and A.B. in Economics from Princeton University.

Mr. Jachim is a FINRA registered representative and holds Series 7, 63,
24, and 79 licenses.

Mr. Jachim can be reached at +1.312.752.3396 or njachim@srr.com.

About SRR

SRR is a global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment
Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory &
Forensic Services. We serve a range of clients from Fortune 500
corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around
the world. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier
expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on
complex financial matters. For more information, visit www.SRR.com.

SRR is a trade name for Stout Risius Ross, Inc. and Stout Risius Ross
Advisors, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer and SIPC member firm.