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Dresner Partners Investment Banking Overview

Chicago, IL
1 to 50 employees
1991
Company - Private
Finance
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York City, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Irvine and Palo Alto, Calif. For nearly 25 years, Dresner Partners has provided financial advisory services to middle-market ... Read more

Mission: Our Mission
To provide the highest quality corporate finance and consulting services to our clients.

Our Core Values
Dresner Partners is a client focused organization which subscribes to a set of core values including accountability ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Dresner Partners Announced as Winner of The 9th Annual International M&A Awards for Information Technology and Telecom Deal of the Year! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQihs

  • DresnerPartners Partners announced as Finalist for the 9th Annual International M&A Awards! @themaadvisor http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFHb …

    Dresner Partners Announced as Finalist for the 9th Annual International M&A Awards

    CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) - Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, international middle-market investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital raising and valuations for closely-held, family-owned, public and sponsor-backed middle market companies, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a finalist for...

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Dresner Partners Investment Banking – Why Work For Us?


Dresner Partners, founded in 1991, is a registered broker-dealer and FINRA member firm providing investment banking solutions to middle market companies. The firm was founded by Steven Dresner in order to introduce sophisticated Wall Street investment banking practices to the middle market. Our senior bankers have more than 100 years of collective investment banking experience working with middle market companies.

Our Mission
To provide the highest quality corporate finance and consulting services to our clients.

Our Core Values
Dresner Partners is a client focused organization which subscribes to a set of core values including accountability, integrity, respect, teamwork, urgency, loyalty, creativity, and the pursuit of excellence. We attribute our steady growth to increasing levels of client satisfaction.

Our Clients
From entrepreneurs and generational family businesses to professionally managed corporations and institutional investors, Dresner Partners recognizes the requirements unique to each type of business owner.

  • Entrepreneurs who have recognized an opportunity and built successful enterprises
  • Family members who have guided their family-owned businesses into several generations of ownership
  • Operating executives of private and public companies who are charged by their shareholders to build value through increased growth and profitability
  • Investors seeking to maximize the value of their shares in closely-held private companies

Steven M. Dresner

President

Mr. Dresner founded Dresner Partners in 1991 to provide Wall Street investment banking services to middle market businesses. His distinguished corporate finance career spans nearly 30 years, including mergers, acquisitions, debt and equity financing, restructuring and turnarounds, recapitalizations and international transactions. In addition to his transactional experience, Mr. Dresner has led numerous valuation, fairness opinion and strategic financial consulting engagements. He has worked extensively in several industries including healthcare, business services, building products, textiles, industrial manufacturing, retail and media.Prior to founding Dresner Partners, Mr. Dresner held management positions with First Chicago Corporation (JP Morgan Chase), Arthur Andersen (corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions practices), Heller Financial and GE Capital Corporation.

A community leader, Mr. Dresner serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Association for Corporate Growth, the Michael Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago, North Shore Congregation Israel, RTC Corporate Board, The Entrepreneurship Institute, and International Mergers & Acquisitions Partners (IMAP). He has also served on the Ravinia annual fund committee and is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago.

EducationM.B.A. Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
B.S. Economics, with Honors, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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  • "Bulge bracket investment banking services for middle market businesses. Senior level attention and focus for IR."

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    Pros

    Dresner is tops at gathering, analyzing and interpreting complicated numerical information
    assessing and predicting financial returns, providing advice, tactics and recommendations all to achieve the best outcomes for its middle market clients. MDs/VPs are experts within their sector and overall investment banking knowledge. Dresner also offers first in class Investor Relations Counsel/PR to private, small and mid-cap companies. No other IB has this type of product diversification, all lead by Steve Dresner.

    Cons

    International expertise is very sound and should be promoted more.

    Advice to Management

    Support level to clients has been a key to their success, is unparalleled and will remain a core focus.

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Dresner Partners Investment Banking Awards & Accolades

  • Information Technology and Telecom Deal of the Year, The M&A Advisor, 2017
  • 40 Under 40(For Paul Hoffman), The M&A Advisor, 2013

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