Bridgepoint’s Adam Claypool to Serve on Panel at Upcoming M&A Conference

July 31, 2014 – Adam Claypool, a Managing Principal of Bridgepoint Merchant Banking, will be a panelist at the upcoming Faegre Baker Daniels 2014 Iowa M&A Conference. Mr. Claypool will serve on the “M&A Market Update” panel that will focus on current deal activity, valuations and outlook for middle market companies.

The principals of Bridgepoint Merchant Banking have conducted over $104 billion of M&A and capital raising transactions. Their market and transaction expertise is also reflected in the Bridgepoint Midwest M&A Index. Released quarterly, the report measures corporate merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. Midwest region. To access reports, please visit

“It is a sincere pleasure to serve on this panel of experts,” said Adam Claypool. ”I am looking forward to a lively and informative discussion with my peers in the legal, private equity and M&A industries.”

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, Faegre Baker Daniels will host the 2014 Iowa M&A Conference at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines, IA.

A complete agenda for the conference can be found at

About Bridgepoint Merchant Banking

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking is a lower and middle market investment banking and private equity firm. The Bridgepoint team serves clients over their corporate lifecycles 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. In order to offer securities-related Investment Banking Services discussed herein, to include M&A and institutional capital raising, the Principals of Bridgepoint are registered representatives of M&A Securities Group, Inc., an unaffiliated broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. To learn more about Bridgepoint, please visit