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LOS ANGELES, September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Palm Tree LLC today announced that Philippe cooper joined the company’s investment banking division to focus on its M&A and capital markets advisory offerings.

“With his extensive background in the mid-market, Phillip recognizes the value of having a hybrid of advisory and investment banking under one roof,” said Stephane Rossi, Head of Capital Markets at Palm Tree. “Having Philip on the team is an overall victory – he brings a level of experience and consummate professionalism that our clients will appreciate. “

“I like the fact that Palm Tree covers the entire lifecycle of an agreement,” Cooper said. “From transaction to transition through transformation, our merger and acquisition advisory activity fits perfectly with our investment banking practice. This means transparent services for our customers thanks to a wide offer that you don’t often find.

Mr. Cooper joins Palm Tree with nearly three decades of experience in investment banking, commercial banking and corporate management. His experience and skills allow him to identify the challenges facing business owners and senior management, from raising growth capital to managing buy-side M&A transactions. or day-to-day sales or financial management. Prior to Palm Tree, he spent nine years as an investment banker at Jefferies & Company, eight years in a specialist investment bank focused on the lower middle market, and co-founded a telecommunications company. Notable brands he has served include AirTran Airways, Golfsmith International, and Uno Restaurant Holdings. In 2019, he was awarded the Private Equity Deal of the Year ($ 50m – $ 75m) by the M&A advisor.

“Philip was the first person to introduce me to investment banking over 20 years ago,” said Pardis Nasseri, Managing Director and President of Palm Tree LLC. “He was one of the people I consulted with when Palm Tree decided to establish our own stock brokerage, and to see him join our team now is an honor.”

Palm Tree is the modern M&A board. A hybrid of consulting, accounting and investment banking, it offers its clients complete financial, transactional and operational solutions. Born of private equity, Palm Tree navigates the urgent, demanding and uncompromising rigors of mergers and acquisitions from the perspective of owners and investors. This gives its clients the benefit of experience and expertise across the continuum of transactions, transitions and transformations.

Founded in 2010, Palm Tree has offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. He has worked on over 300 transactions across 6 continents with aggregate transaction values ​​of over $ 45 billion.

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