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Baird taps Sanders for MD

Baird has appointed Chase Sanders as a managing director on its technology and services team. Recently, Sanders worked at Signal Hill where he served as a partner and managing director.

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PE-owned FeraDyne buys Field Logic

FeraDyne Outdoors LLC, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps Group LLC, has acquired FL Archery Holdings LLC (dba Field Logic). No financial terms were disclosed. Baird served as financial advisor to Field Logic on the transaction. Based in Superior, Wisconsin, Field Logic is a provider of archery targets and accessories.

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Baird rehires Magluilo, will work as an MD for tech and services team

Mike Magluilo has rejoined Baird‘s global investment banking business as a managing director on its technology and services team. Magluilo will be based in Baird’s Boulder, Colorado office. He previously worked at Baird from 2004 to 2009, serving as a senior investment banker in London.

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Peak Resorts unveils IPO

Peak Resorts raised $90 million for its IPO after pricing its 10 million shares at $9 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “SKIS.” FBR, Stifel and Baird were the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Missouri, Peak Resorts owns and operates ski resorts in the U.S. To read more about the pricing of the IPO, visit here.

 

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Green Bay Packaging buys PE-backed MidCon

Green Bay Packaging has acquired MidCon, a portfolio company of Arbor Investments. No financial terms were disclosed. Baird advised MidCon on the transaction. Based in Wisconsin, MidCon is a provider of corrugated containers, packaging and displays for the food, beverage and industrial sectors.

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Maxwell rejoins Baird

Baird has appointed Terry Maxwell as a director of corporate development and strategic investment. Maxwell was previously at Baird for 20 years. He will be based in the Chicago office and will also serve on Baird’s Executive Committee.

LKQ Acquires Sator Beheer

LKQ Corporation has agreed to acquire Sator Beheer, a distributor of auto parts, tools and equipment headquartered in Schiedam, the Netherlands, for approximately $268 million. Baird acted as the sole financial advisor to LKQ on the deal, which is still subject to customary closing conditions. The sellers were H2 Equity Partners, a private equity firm, and Sator management.

Baird Names Booth COO

International financial services firm Baird has promoted Steve Booth to chief operating officer. Booth takes on the new role in addition to his current responsibilities as director of investment banking and co-head of Baird’s equity capital markets business. The plan calls for Booth to eventually succeed Baird chairman, president & CEO Paul Purcell.

Baird Appoints Japan-Focused MD

International financial services firm Baird has appointed Satoshi Matsumoto to the firm’s investment banking group as a managing director and director of Japan mergers & acquisitions. In the newly created role, Matsumoto will work with Baird’s investment bankers to coordinate the firm’s M&A activity between Japanese businesses and companies based in the US, Europe and other parts of Asia. He will be based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Hart Appointed Baird MD

Asset management firm Baird has appointed Owen L. Hart as managing director in its M&A practice. An investment banker with 25 years of advisory experience, Hart will support Baird’s M&A activities across multiple sectors, including consumer, technology, business services and real estate. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office. PRESS RELEASE Baird, […]

Baird Appoints London MD

Baird, an employee-owned, international investment banking, private equity, wealth and asset management firm, is set to appoint Paul Bail as a managing director to its investment banking team in London. Bail will officially join Baird on Feb. 1. PRESS RELEASE Baird, an employee-owned, international investment banking, private equity, wealth and asset management firm, is set […]

Baird Appoints to Milwaukee M&A Team

Asset management firm Baird has appointed Chris Harned as a managing director on its M&A team in its investment banking group in Milwaukee. Boasting 27 years of experience, Harned will support Baird’s advisory practice across its global platform and help build the firm’s M&A practice in the food and beverage sector. PRESS RELEASE Baird, an […]

Baird Adds to Team

International asset management, capital markets, private equity, and wealth management firm Baird, has established a new small/mid cap equity team led by Michelle Stevens, a small cap value investor. Stevens and her team will manage institutional and individual equity portfolios. PRESS RELEASE Baird, an employee-owned, international asset management, capital markets, private equity, and wealth management […]

Steven Goldberg Joins Baird

Private equity, wealth and asset management firm Baird has added Steven Goldberg as Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investment Banking. Goldberg was most recently the group head of real estate investment banking at FBR Capital Markets. He will be based in McLean, Va.

Baird Adds Vinay Ghai as Managing Director

Financial services firm Baird has added Vinay Ghai as a managing director in its investment banking team in London. Ghai joins from corporate finance adviser Hawkpoint. He also worked previously as vice president for European M&A at Goldman Sachs.

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