Oberon Securities Adds John Sipala and David Walsh

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John Sipala and David Walsh, experienced dealmakers and business operations experts, join Oberon team

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Oberon securities is the middle market leader bringing Wall Street expertise with a Main Street attitude

Oberon Securities LLC the leading middle market boutique investment bank is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. John Sipala and Mr. David Walsh. Both have held executive positions in a variety of industries and have completed numerous mergers and acquisition transactions with middle market companies.

Oberon Managing Director & Partner, Adam Breslawsky, said, “We're thrilled that John and David are joining us. We connect middle market businesses with a full range of investment banking solutions.” Mr. Breslawsky continued, "At Oberon we're focused on stepping clients through their strategic alternatives and providing the experience and tools that have typically only been available to large companies. David and John will bring exceptional entrepreneurial and operating experience to Oberon clients."

Mr. Sipala has been providing investment banking and advisory services to mid-market companies since 1996. His senior management operating experience, consulting and transaction expertise spans over 35 years. Prior to joining Oberon in 2018, John spent 10 years as a Senior M&A Advisor for Woodbridge International. His work with Woodbridge included buy-side and sell-side engagements for companies and private equity firms in a variety of industries including information technology, business services, distribution and manufacturing. John has also served as Managing Director of Elite Investment Group, an investment banking firm focused on the middle market that he co-founded in 1996. He was also a Managing Partner of Saddle River Capital, a private investment firm, where he was responsible for all aspects of the investments and acquisitions of middle-market companies. Prior entering the investment banking business, John held key management positions in a variety of public companies in industries that include manufacturing, business services, and retail.

Said Mr. Sipala, "With Oberon we are now able to offer a broad range of financial services options to meet the unique and complex landscape of needs facing growth oriented middle market companies.”

Mr. Walsh has been engaged in acquisition, integration, and divestiture from an operating perspective to transactions for 34 years. Prior to joining Oberon in 2018, he spent nine years as a Senior M&A Advisor for Woodbridge International completing assignments in consumer products, manufacturing, environmental services, specialized laboratory services, and the waste industries. Previously he was SVP of Sales and Media Operations at Monster Worldwide where he prepared the company for Strategic Alternatives. He served as Vice President of Sales at United Site Services a $500M successful private equity consolidation. Throughout his career David has been highly regarded for his significant operating and revenue improvements in a variety of senior roles with Iron Mountain, a software and technology division of GE, EASEL, and analytical device divisions of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

"I'm excited to join forces with the professionals at Oberon. John and I are bringing our unique client focused process, deep operating and deal making experience, and our passion for the middle market to the clear middle market leader, Oberon," said Mr. Walsh

Contact John Sipala at JSipala@oberonsecurities.com or call him at 201-782-5754. David Walsh can be reached at Dwalsh@oberonsecurities.com or by phone at 617-901-0738.

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