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Dresner Partners' Brian Graves to Speak at International Executive Resources Group Meeting Tuesday May 13 in Chicago

Mr. Graves Will Discuss His Firsthand Experiences With Global M&A

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Managing Director Brian Graves will speak at a meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the International Executive Resources Group (IERG) on Tuesday, May 13. Mr. Graves will appear on a panel discussing firsthand experiences in dealing with the ins and outs of global M&A. The discussion will focus on the legal, financial, regulatory and operations differences that arise when borders are crossed. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at Jones Day, located at 77 W. Wacker Drive, 35th Floor, in Chicago. The cost is $15 for IERG members and $35 for non-members. For more information and to register, please visit www.iergonline.org/chicago-chapter-event.

Mr. Graves has more than 20 years of experience working with senior executives, board members, business owners and private equity groups. He has advised senior executives and institutional investors across most economic sectors, including business and financial services, consumer products, e-learning, energy, healthcare, industrials and technology. Mr. Graves' expertise covers a wide range of strategic growth, divestiture, turnaround, merger and capital raising initiatives, and he has advised clients on M&A, investment and capital structure opportunities ranging from $15 million to over $800 million.

IERG is a professional networking organization founded in 1997 for business executives with significant international experience. IERG executives are C-level or report to C-level executives and have considerable expertise in one or more functions, disciplines and regions. Members come from diverse nationalities, geographies and industries, and represent a range of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial ventures.

About Dresner Partners
Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with an office in New York City. Founded in 1991, Dresner Partners provides financial advisory services to middle-market companies throughout the world, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger and acquisition advisory, financial restructuring & corporate turnarounds, valuations and strategic consulting services. Dresner Partners is also a member of IMAP, an exclusive global organization of leading merger and acquisition advisory firms. An affiliated company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in public and investor relations. More information is available at www.dresnerpartners.com or www.imap.com/locations/office.cfm?OfficeID=416

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