Daily News: November 12, 2012

Intrepid Hires Shah as a Vice President

Intrepid Investment Bankers announced that Samir Shah has joined the firm as a vice president.

Shah has nearly a decade of experience in senior investment banking roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Guggenheim Partners and in a senior corporate development role at Union Bank. Prior to Goldman, Sachs & Co., Shah was a corporate lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York City. Shah joins Intrepid from Guggenheim Partners’ Investment Banking Division.

Shah has completed more than $20 billion of M&A, debt and equity transactions. Selected transactional experience includes a $7 billion equity capital raise and multiple debt capital issuances for Washington Mutual; the sale of Centex Home Equity to Fortress Investment Group; Union Bank’s FDIC-assisted acquisitions of Frontier Bank and Tamalpais Bank; GE’s $1.5 billion acquisition of assets from IKON Office Solutions; and GE’s $5.4 billion acquisition of assets from Transamerica Corporation.

“Our business has been growing rapidly. Attracting key talent to keep up with the market’s demands is certainly a priority for us. We are fortunate and excited to have Samir join us. His expertise and insights will be a significant benefit to both our team and our clients,” said Mike Rosenberg, CEO of Intrepid Investment Bankers.

Shah holds a JD and MBA from Columbia University. Shah is admitted to the New York Bar.

Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC, based in Los Angeles, is a mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory firm focused on the middle-market.