“We are thrilled to have Gene, Eric and Abe join the Quarton team. These additions to our staff perfectly align with our vision of building a dynamic investment banking platform and will aid in Quarton’s continued growth and success,” said André Augier, Managing Director and co-founder of Quarton Partners.
Gene Bitonti joins Quarton as a Director. Mr. Bitonti has over eleven years of investment banking experience representing clients in sell-side merger and acquisitions, private placements of senior and subordinated debt and corporate restructurings. Prior to joining Quarton Partners, Mr. Bitonti was a senior professional at KPMG Corporate Finance and P&M Corporate Finance. Mr. Bitonti graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration.
Eric Van Dam joins Quarton Partners as a Vice President. Mr. Van Dam has over seven years of capital markets experience. Most recently, Mr. Van Dam worked for Kingdon Capital, a New York based hedge fund. Prior to joining Kingdon, Mr. Van Dam held positions at Vestar Capital Partners, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Van Dam graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.
Abe Fadel joins Quarton Partners as an Analyst. Mr. Fadel began his investment banking career at Montgomery & Co. where he worked in the digital media and internet group. Mr. Fadel graduated from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Quarton Partners is a specialty investment banking firm serving privately held and publicly traded companies as well as private equity firms. Quarton assists its clients with mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising, restructurings, valuations, and other financial advisory services. The firm is headquartered in Birmingham, MI (www.quartonpartners.com) and is an affiliate of Spearhead Capital (www.spearheadllc.com).
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