Michael Graves has joined Mason Wells as an Analyst and will be supporting the partners’ investment activities. In his new position, Mr. Graves is responsible for new investment analysis, financial modeling, market research, due diligence support, and the monitoring of portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Mason Wells in 2013, Mr. Graves was an Investment Banking Analyst in Lazard’s Middle Market Minneapolis office, where he focused on middle market M&A advisory engagements. Prior to Lazard, Mr. Graves was an Audit Associate in KPMG’s Minneapolis office, where he worked on a variety of engagements for financial services, manufacturing, business services, retail, and real estate clients.
Mr. Graves received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He also earned his Certified Public Accountant designation in 2011.
Mason Wells makes investments in Midwest-based companies with revenues of $25 million to $300 million and EBITDAs of at least $5 million. Sectors of interest include consumer packaged goods, packaging materials & converting, engineered products & services and outsourced business services. The firm was founded in 1982 and is based in Milwaukee (www.masonwells.com).
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