Bridgepoint Further Expands Investment Banking Staff

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking is pleased to announce the recent hirings of Brett Theriault, Garrett Owen and Abhishek Baral as Investment Banking Analysts to support continued firm growth and continued robust deal flow volume. Attractive capital markets support for middle market and Midwest companies and strong appetite for M&A at both corporates and private equity groups continue to drive a heightened level of deal volume.

Mr. Owen, Mr. Theriault and Mr. Baral will be primarily based out of the Des Moines office. The new additions to the Bridgepoint team will be dedicated to providing support services for merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory transactions.

Mr. Theriault joins Bridgepoint having recently worked at Northwestern Mutual. Mr. Theriault is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. 

Mr. Owen joins Bridgepoint having recently worked at Insurance Finance Corporation as an Agent Representative Assistant. Mr. Owen is a graduate of the University of Iowa.

Mr. Baral joins Bridgepoint having recently worked at Adidas Group in their corporate finance department.

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 through the corporate lifecycle by providing merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory services.