Bridgepoint Expands Investment Banking Staff to Support Continued Growth

Des Moines, IA – Bridgepoint Merchant Banking is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Alex Arnold as Investment Banking Analyst to support continued firm growth and continued robust deal flow volume. Capital markets support for leveraged transactions and improving broader economic growth continue to contribute to the resurgence of M&A activity, particularly in the Midwest. Mr. Arnold will be primarily based out of the Des Moines office and will be dedicated to providing support services for merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory transactions.

Mr. Arnold joins Bridgepoint having recently completed the Spring Analyst Internship Program and has other banking experience. Mr. Arnold is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

About Bridgepoint Merchant Banking

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking, a division of Bridgepoint Holdings, LLC, is a lower and middle market investment banking and private equity firm. The Bridgepoint team, through their broker dealer relationship with M&A Securities Group, serves clients through the corporate lifecycle by providing merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory services. Bridgepoint Merchant Banking also invests capital directly into companies through its private equity and venture capital funds.