Steve Bremer has joined Portage Point Partners, a boutique business advisory, interim management, investment banking and financial services firm that partners with companies and their stakeholders during periods of growth, complexity, transition and underperformance, as managing director, investment banking.

Bremer brings more than 15 years of experience in investment banking, most recently serving as a partner in the Centerview restructuring and debt advisory group, where he spent eight years. Bremer’s work focuses on recapitalizations, financings, liability management, M&A and restructuring transactions across a wide variety of industries.

“Steve’s addition to the team further solidifies that we are building something unique. Our ability to evaluate each engagement through the lens of investment banker, seasoned operator and trusted advisor is a key differentiator and enables our team to provide a more comprehensive set of strategic alternatives and perspectives for our clients,” Matthew Ray, founder and managing partner of Portage Point, said. “2022 continues to be a year of expansion and growth for Portage Point. We have expanded our services into investment banking and transaction advisory services, and we have increased our geographic footprint.”

“We are very excited to have someone of Steve’s caliber join Portage Point to anchor our growing investment banking practice. Steve brings a wealth of blue-chip experience and knowledge unmatched in the middle market,” Jason Cohen, managing director and head of investment banking at Portage Point, said.

Prior to joining Centerview, Steve worked at Millstein & Co. and Miller Buckfire & Co.

“I am incredibly excited to be joining Matt, Jason and the rest of the Portage Point team to continue building the investment banking platform. Our ability to provide a range of strategic advisory services together with traditional investment banking distinctively positions us to bring the best solution to our clients every time,” Bremer said. “I look forward to growing the practice and bringing these services to the firm’s middle market client base.”