Brandt Brereton Joins Butcher Joseph Hayes

Butcher Joseph Hayes

ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Butcher Joseph Hayes, a St. Louis based investment bank focused on providing financial advisory services to privately held businesses, is excited to announce the recent addition of Brandt Brereton to the banking team as a Managing Director. Brandt will head the San Francisco Bay office and cover the West Coast.

Brandt brings 18 years of experience as the Managing Partner at Brereton, Hanley & Co., an investment bank that focused on liquidity transactions for middle market businesses. Brandt's financial advisory experience is diverse and includes: leveraged transactions, management and employee-led acquisitions (including Employee Stock Ownership Plans), sale of businesses (sale-side mandates), business recapitalizations and consolidations.

"We're excited to have Brandt with us," said Joseph Strycharz, Managing Partner at Butcher Joseph. "His presence in California will enable us to offer our services to a broader group of clients."

Butcher Joseph Hayes specializes in business sales and acquisitions, ESOP corporate finance services, merchant banking services, private capital structuring and sourcing and recapitalizations. Headquartered in St. Louis, the company has a presence in Charlotte, Chicago, Washington D.C. and San Francisco.

CONTACT: Raymond J. Tarasi 7701 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 850 St. Louis, MO 63105 314.558.5117

Source:Butcher Joseph Hayes, LLC