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

“With his extensive experience in the middle 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 win – he brings a level of experience and professionalism that our clients will appreciate.”

“I appreciate that Palm Tree covers the entire lifecycle of an agreement,” Mr. Cooper said. “From transaction to transition through transformation, our M&A advisory activity fits perfectly with our investment banking practice. This means seamless services for our clients thanks to a broad offer that you not 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 with the challenges faced by business owners and senior management, whether raising growth capital, managing M&A transactions or sales. or manage day-to-day finances. Prior to Palm Tree, he spent nine years as an investment banker at Jefferies & Company, eight years in a boutique 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, it was awarded Private Equity Deal of the Year ($50 million to $75 million) by the M&A Advisor.

“Phillip was the first person to introduce me to investment banking over 20 years ago,” said Pardis Nasseri, CEO and President of Palm Tree LLC. “He was one of the people I consulted when Palm Tree decided to start our own brokerage, and having him now on our team is an honor.”

Palm Tree is the modern M&A advisory. A hybrid of consulting, accounting and investment banking, it offers its clients complete financial, transactional and operational solutions. Born out 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 advantage of experience and expertise across the full 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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