Bridgepoint Continues Expansion of Its Investment Banking Staff

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking (“Bridgepoint”) is pleased to announce that Thomas Christenson and Stuart Hemesath have joined the firm as Investment Banking Analysts. Mr. Christenson and Mr. Hemesath will support the firm’s expanding merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory practice.

Mr. Christenson joins the firm after working in Credit Risk Management at Mutual of Omaha where he performed detailed financial analysis for companies in diverse industries in support of Mutual of Omaha’s investment decision making process. He completed his Bachelor of Finance with Honors at the University of Nebraska where he was also a member of the Big Red Investment Club and is a Level II CFA Candidate.

Mr. Hemesath joins the firm after completing a Senior Associate internship at Dimensional Fund Advisors where he was responsible for portfolio management of client investment portfolios. His prior experience includes various roles at Wells Fargo & Company, most recently as a Lending Manager where he managed a team of 17 underwriters. Mr. Hemesath completed both his Master of Business Administration with Distinction and Bachelor of Finance at the University of Iowa.

About Bridgepoint Merchant Banking

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking, a division of Bridgepoint Holdings, LLC, is a lower and middle market investment banking firm. The Bridgepoint team, through their broker dealer relationship with M&A Securities Group, an unaffiliated entity, serves clients over their corporate lifecycles by providing merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory services.

To learn more about Bridgepoint Merchant Banking, please visit www.bridgepointmb.com