Amherst Partners Announces 2009 Results & Achievements


Birmingham, Michigan (January 11, 2010) – Amherst Partners, LLC, a regional financial advisory firm specializing in investment banking and turnaround and restructuring, today announced it achieved record revenue in 2009, and is positioned for continued growth in 2010. The firm celebrated its 15th year in business.

The firm experienced especially solid growth in its restructuring practice, where it provides turnaround assistance to underperforming or distressed companies by implementing strategic and profitability improvement planning and other related services.

Amherst’s experience and qualifications were affirmed in 2009 by major national media outlets, including Fox Business, Bloomberg, NPR Morning Edition, PBS Nightly Business Report, National Post of Canada, Lehrer News Hour, Washington Post and American Banker. Amherst’s principals gave frequent interviews on various subjects ranging from the state of the credit markets to troubled automotive companies.

Amherst is committed to attracting and developing the highest quality professionals. Don Luciani joined the Partnership from Macquarie Capital; Eamon Moran joined the firm as a Director in Amherst’s investment banking practice; and Steven Sadowski joined as a Director in Amherst’s corporate restructuring practice. Jonathan Martin, Managing Director, earned his Certified Turnaround Professional designation, and Brian Phillips was promoted to Managing Director.

About Amherst Partners

Since 1994, Amherst Partners has assisted middle market businesses by providing comprehensive merger and acquisition, corporate restructuring, and management advisory services. With offices in Birmingham and Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Columbus, Ohio, Amherst brings together skill in the merger and acquisition process, expertise in finance and operational management, and a network of local and global resources. Amherst is a member of IMAP, the world’s largest M&A network.

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