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Company Overview of Berenson & Company, Inc.

Company Overview

Berenson & Company is a boutique investment-banking firm that offers financial advisory services to public and private corporations, financial institutions, equity sponsors, and entrepreneurs. It provides mergers and acquisitions, financing, restructurings, fairness opinions and valuations, and other strategic advisory services. The firm caters to the industrial, real estate, automotive, technology, media, consumer products, apparel, leisure, financial services, and healthcare industries. Berenson & Company was formerly Berenson Minella & Company, and was founded in 1990. The firm is based in New York City.

667 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10065

United States

Founded in 1990





Key Executives for Berenson & Company, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 63
Age: 56
Managing Director
Managing Director
Age: 39
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Berenson & Company, Inc. Key Developments

Eric Lorentz to Join Berenson & Company's Middle East, Africa and Latin America Practice as Senior Advisor

Berenson & Company announced that Eric Lorentz has joined the firm's MENA practice in the UAE as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Lorentz has spent 25 years as a highly successful and respected banker for corporate and private clients from the emerging markets of the Middle-East, Africa and Latin America. Mr. Lorentz was recently the Global Head for Arab clientele at Societe Generale and at Barclays where, serving also as the Deputy Head of International Private Banking, he had successfully built the bank's Middle-Eastern wealth management practice across its offices in London, Geneva and the Gulf.

Berenson & Company, Inc. Appoints Dean S. Asofsky as Managing Director

Berenson & Company, Inc. announced that Dean S. Asofsky has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Asofsky, an industry veteran with over 20 years of banking and legal experience, has joined the firm to further build its advisory activities, with a particular focus on expanding Berenson's execution capabilities and relationships across the converging technology, media, telecom and entertainment spaces. Mr. Asofsky was most recently at GCA Savvian, where he was a Managing Director and the senior M&A professional in the New York office, leading transactions primarily in the technology and media sectors. Before GCA Savvian, he was at Credit Suisse, where he held a number of roles in the M&A group, including as Head of US Takeover Defense, and in the Multi-Product Event Trading Group as a risk/merger arbitrageur. Prior to Credit Suisse, Dean was in the M&A Group at Morgan Stanley.

Spencer Wang to Join Berenson & Company, Inc. as Senior Advisor

Berenson & Company, Inc. announced that Spencer Wang, the former Head of US Media & Internet Equity Research at Credit Suisse, will join Berenson as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Wang left Credit Suisse in 2012 to pursue a number of media and internet investment opportunities on his own, and will continue to spend time on such activities. He lives in New York City.

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