Sagent Advisors And igc partners Form Alliance To Deliver Cross-Border M&A Advisory Services In The United States And Brazil

  Sagent Advisors And igc partners Form Alliance To Deliver Cross-Border M&A
              Advisory Services In The United States And Brazil

PR Newswire

NEW YORK and SAO PAULO, Dec. 11, 2013

NEW YORK and SAO PAULO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sagent Advisors, LLC, an
independent investment banking firm headquartered in New York, and igc
partners, a leading advisory boutique in Brazil, announced today that they
have entered into a strategic alliance to provide financial advisory services
to clients in the United States and Brazil. The alliance includes
cross-border advisory services related to mergers and acquisitions, private
financing solutions and other financial advisory services.

"Our alliance with igc is an exciting opportunity for Sagent to partner with
an advisory firm which shares our core principles of providing our clients
with thoughtful, conflict-free advice," said Hal Ritch, Sagent Advisors' Chief
Executive Officer. "With the dynamic growth of the Brazilian economy, we
expect this alliance with igc partners to be important to our clients' global

The two firms plan on dedicating their combined expertise, long-term
relationships and strong execution abilities to provide creative, objective
solutions to their clients' most important opportunities.

"We are very pleased to enter into this alliance with Sagent, which shares our
hands-on approach of senior bankers working closely with clients to deliver
unique solutions," said Dimitri Eduardo Abudi, Chief Executive Officer at igc
partners. "As Brazilian companies increasingly integrate into the global
economy, it is critical we are able to provide our clients with seamless
cross-border advice. Partnering with Sagent allows us to do just that."

igc partners is the leading independent M&A advisory boutique in Brazil,
having advised on over 70 transactions since 2007. The firm is focused on
long-term relationships with its clients as well as maintaining strong
relationships with leading global private equity firms.

Sagent Advisors has been advising clients since 2004 and features a core of
senior professionals who average over 20 years of experience in their
respective industries. The alliance expands Sagent's already significant
global reach, which along with its offices in the United States, is bolstered
by strategic partnerships with Daiwa Securities Group in Asia and DC Advisory
in Europe.


Sagent Advisors is an independent investment banking firm that provides merger
and acquisition and other financial advice to its clients. Sagent delivers
broad industry and execution expertise through its offices in the U.S. and its
significant global reach is bolstered through alliances with Daiwa Securities
Group in Asia, DC Advisory in Europe and igc partners in Latin America. At
Sagent, we embody the principles of thoughtful advice - free of structural
conflicts - with dedicated, senior attention to our clients' most important
challenges and opportunities.

ABOUT igc partners

igc partners is a leading independent advisory boutique in Brazil, providing
mergers and acquisitions and other financial advisory services, including
capital raising, joint ventures and strategic alliances with broad industry
expertise. igc partners was founded in 1997 and is based in Sao Paulo,

SOURCE Sagent Advisors, LLC

Contact: Scott Kaplan, Sagent Advisors, (212) 904-9477
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