Daily News: August 26, 2013

Schaeffer Joins GlassRatner’s NYC Office

GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group announced the addition of Peter N. Schaeffer as a principal in the firm working out of the NYC office. Schaeffer will focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital sourcing, strategic advisory and restructuring services with a specific focus on the retail and consumer goods industries.

“The addition of Peter Schaeffer to our New York team is another example of GlassRatner’s continuing investment in that market and desire to add talented professionals around the country,” said Ron Glass, Principal and founder of the firm. “With the addition of Peter, both our New York and national practice gain significant investment banking experience and enable GlassRatner to be a leader in the retail and consumer sectors.”

Before joining GlassRatner, Schaeffer was a partner at Carl Marks Advisory Group, a founding managing director and global leader of the retail and consumer products investment banking group at Giuliani Capital Advisors and its predecessor firm, Ernst & Young Corporate Finance.

Prior to that he was a senior equity analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he covered the branded retail and consumer sectors. He was previously a director and senior retail analyst at Warburg Dillon Read. Schaeffer also has more than 20 years’ experience in the retail industry including senior level positions at both Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s.