Garry Karch to Participate in Panel Discussion at National ESOP Conference

Butcher Joseph Hayes

ST LOUIS, Oct. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Garry Karch, a Managing Director at Butcher Joseph Hayes, LLC will participate in a panel discussion entitled ESOPs as Acquisition Finance Tools at the ESOP Association's Technical Conference and Trade Show.

The conference will be held in Las Vegas on November 8th & 9th and is the largest ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) gathering in the world. Attendees are mid-to-upper level managers of ESOP companies, ESOP professionals and CEOs from smaller ESOP companies.

Garry has been involved with ESOPs and employee ownership for more than 20 years, both as an investment banker and a lender. A member of NCEO, he is also involved with The ESOP Association and serves on The ESOP Association's Advisory Committee on Finance.

Butcher Joseph Hayes is an investment bank providing strategic advisory services related to ESOPs, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and distressed reorganizations. We also provide capital solutions, including principal investment, to middle-market companies. The firm's principals are among the most experienced ESOP advisors in the country. Headquartered in St. Louis, the firm has a presence in Charlotte, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

CONTACT: Ray Tarasi Director of Marketing and Business Development Butcher Joseph Hayes 7701 Forsyth Blvd, suite 850 Clayton, MO 63105 PH: 314-558-5117

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