Bridgepoint’s Matt Plooster Returns to Moderate ACG Private Equity Panel

March 30, 2017 – Matt Plooster, Managing Principal of Bridgepoint Merchant Banking, again served as Moderator of this year’s annual ACG Nebraska Private Equity Panel Discussion event. The panel took place on Thursday March 23, and focused on the current M&A environment and various considerations companies face when selling their company or raising capital.

The principals of Bridgepoint Merchant Banking have conducted over $110 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 Bridgepoint Insights.

Panelists this year included Dan Needham (Wynnchurch Capital, Chicago), Chase Meyer (McCarthy Capital, Omaha) and Erik Latterell (Stone Arch Capital, Minneapolis).

“We were fortunate this year to again have great panelists in for this event to lend their expertise and perspective to Midwest company owners and service providers,” said Matt Plooster.

About Bridgepoint Merchant Banking

Bridgepoint Merchant Banking is a middle market investment banking firm. The Bridgepoint team serves clients over their corporate lifecycles by providing merger and acquisition and corporate finance advisory services. In order to offer securities-related Investment Banking Services discussed herein, to include M&A and institutional capital raising, certain representatives 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