Daily News: December 12, 2014

Berman Joins US Capital Partners as SVP

US Capital announced Marc Berman joined its expanding investment banking group as SVP, mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to joining, Berman was a principal at Berman Capital, a registered broker-dealer and FINRASIPC member investment bank, which he founded in 1971. In his investment banking career he completed more than 100 mid-market M&A transactions, working primarily with private, entrepreneur-driven companies.

Berman has served as an officer, director, and shareholder of Berman Capital, Erie Manufacturing, California Pretzel, Granny Goose Foods, Honeycomb Structural Products, Pentron Industries and Rotonics Manufacturing.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Marc to the firm,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, CEO and managing director at US Capital Partners. “Marc has joined the firm’s Investment Banking group following another year of increased demand from lower middle market businesses for our innovative and customized financing solutions and best-in-class advisory services. Marc brings many years of experience in investment banking and M&A to US Capital Partners, helping to position the firm for further significant growth in 2015.”

Berman said, “I am delighted to join US Capital Partners and its highly effective team of investment professionals. Throughout my career in investment banking, I have worked primarily with private, entrepreneur-driven companies. US Capital Partners, with its strong focus on the small and lower middle market, is a perfect fit, and I look forward to supporting the firm’s continued expansion.”