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Peter Formanek, CPA

Founder & Managing Partner

914-777-0100

peter@yacapital.com

Peter has 30+ years experience advising fund managers, family offices and companies. He has been involved in over 300 transactions over the course of his career and is also involved in the private equity field providing deal...
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Omar Brown

Managing Director

Omar has 25+ years of experience in the capital markets advising institutional investors in both the public and the private market. He has been an active advisor and investor (endowment and hedge fund) in the alternative investment...

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Bill Marcus

Senior Managing Director

Bill has 30+ years experience in institutional sales management, global business development and alternative investments at Newedge, Bear Stearns, and DLJ. His focus was on early stage venture companies, family offices, foundations,...
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Jeffrey Gold

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Jeffrey has 30+ years investment banking experience in diverse industry sectors including publishing, media, food, beverage and health care. He founded and manages Goldmark Advisers, a team of veteran M&A and management consulting...
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Errol Antzis

Director - Media and Entertainment

Errol has over 30 years of experience in both corporate finance and direct company operations, primarily in the Technology, Media and Entertainment (TMT) sectors. He has served in senior roles at institutions including BNP Paribas, The...
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Jim Sundstrom

Managing Director Investment Banking

Jim Sundstrom has 20+ years of investment banking expertise as a Technology and Media Banker working with software and services, fintech, alternative energy, and cleantech companies at Guggenheim Securities, Prudential Securities,...
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Todd Slater

Managing Director, Head of Consumer Group

Todd has 23 years experience in Consumer Investment Banking and Sell-Side Capital Markets having served in senior roles at Threadstone Advisors, Lazard Capital Markets, and UBS Securities. Todd was also a senior executive and women's...
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Bruce Forrest, MD

Managing Director, Head of Healthcare/Life Sciences Group

Dr. Forrest brings 30+ years experience in the pharmaceutical industry in senior executive, scientific and R&D roles at Wyeth (US & Japan) and Chiron. Dr. Forrest received a MB/BS and an MD from the University of Adelaide School of...
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Dr. James P. Kelleher

Vice President, Investment Banking

James P. Kelleher has 20+ years of clinical, research, administrative, and business experience in healthcare and life sciences including service as CEO of Cerebrum Therapeutics, CMO of Four Winds Hospital Saratoga and of Howard & Hecht...
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Michael Kuntz

Managing Director

Michael has 28 years of experience working with emerging companies, raising over $1.0 billion in equity capital for both public and private companies. In addition to investment banking Michael held positions as CFO/COO for three early...
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Bill Tapert

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Bill has 30+ years experience in investment banking and investment management at Providence Capital, Merrill Lynch, Oppenheimer, Jefferies (co-founded M&A group), Prudential Securities and was an independent member of NYSE. Bill...
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Stormy Byorum

Managing Director, Latin America Group

Stormy is the Founder of Cori Investment Advisors. She has 30+ years experience in Latin America investment banking, including senior executive and board roles at Andina Acquisition (the 1stLatAm SPAC), Stephens, TCW-Latin America,...
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Julio Marquez

Managing Director, Latin America Group

Julio has 20+ years of experience in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, Citibank and, most recently, Global Emerging Markets Group and Gottbetter Capital Markets. In addition to a BSc from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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Sasson Posner

Managing Director

Sasson has originated, structured and distributed structured credit and structured insurance/reinsurance products throughout his career at Centre Re, Lehman Brothers, Willis Re, and Deutsche Bank, where he was most recently for the...
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Bruce Kaufman

Vice President, Healthcare/Life Sciences & Clean Tech

Bruce has 30+ years experience in investment banking, restructurings, capital raising, and public accounting. Prior firms include Rothschild Venture Capital, Lehman Brothers, Compass Advisers and Coopers & Lybrand. Bruce received a BS...
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Stanley Tobin

Senior Director, Consumer & Latin America

Stan has 30+ years experience in fundraising and business development, at Golub Capital, Institutional Credit Partners, Guggenheim Partners & DB/Alex Brown. Stan received a BS in Marketing from Lehigh University, and is proficient in...
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Zachary Smith

Vice President, Investment Banking

914.777.0100

Zach@yacapital.com

Zach supports the investment banking team and client management processes. Prior experience includes an investment banking support role at Elara Securities, an investor relations role at SecLingua, a healthcare cyber-security firm, and...

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Jakob Bergendorff

Vice President, Investment Banking

Jakob has 15+ years experience in investment and M&A transactions. Most recently Jakob was Head of M&A in Group Legal at the Maersk Group, where he led and co-led a number of acquisitions and divestitures in shipping, logistics, energy...
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Tom Bronner

Vice President, Real Estate, Financial Services, Energy, Healthcare/Life Sciences

Tom has 25+ years experience in financial services including senior roles at Lloyds Bank, National Bank of Canada, Federal Reserve Bank of NY and TD Bank. Tom received his BA in Economics from Columbia University. FINRA Licenses 63 and 82.
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