April 17, 2014 6:26 PM ET

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Company Overview of Peter J. Solomon Company

Company Overview

Peter J. Solomon Company is an investment-banking firm that offers corporate finance, restructuring, private financings, merger and acquisitions, and financial advisory services. PJSC focuses on transactions in retail and consumer products, media, healthcare, real estate, paper, forest products, and diversified manufacturing industries. The firm has a strategic alliance with Clinvest, the investment-banking subsidiary of Credit Lyonnais. Peter J. Solomon Company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

520 Madison Avenue

29th Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1989





Key Executives for Peter J. Solomon Company

Age: 53
Founder and Chairman
Age: 74
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Age: 51
Vice Chairman
Age: 81
Vice Chairman
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Peter J. Solomon Company Key Developments

Peter J. Solomon Company Promotes Jeff Jacobs and Mark Boidman to Managing Directors of its Mergers & Acquisitions Group

Peter J. Solomon Company announced that Directors Jeffrey Jacobs, and Mark Boidman, have been promoted to Managing Directors in the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Group; both bankers have more than 14 years of M&A advisory experience. Jeffrey Jacobs joined PJSC in 2010 from Compass Advisers, where he served as a Principal in its Mergers & Acquisitions Group; prior to that he was a Vice President in Mergers & Acquisitions at Citigroup. Mark Boidman came to PJSC last May from the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group of Barclays Capital, where he led out-of-home media, TV broadcasting and radio investment banking coverage and was a senior member of the firm's Defense/Activist team. Prior to that he was an M&A attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, also focused on advising companies in the Media and Technology sector.

Fred's Engages Advisors To Explore Strategic Options

Fred's, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FRED) has enaged Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Peter J. Solomon Company as advisors to explore strategic opportunities to review strategic opportunities to enhance shareholder value.

Peter J. Solomon Company Announces Management Changes

Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) announced that Managing Director Marc S. Cooper has been promoted to Vice Chairman. Managing Directors Cathy Leonhardt and David A. Shiffman will now lead PJSC's Global Retail Practice. In his new role, Mr. Cooper, who joined the firm in 1999, will now assume the additional responsibility of sourcing and executing transactions across the firm's various industry verticals and product offerings. Cathy Leonhardt joined PJSC ten years ago from Morgan Stanley. David A. Shiffman, a former head of retail investment banking at Goldman Sachs, joined PJSC as a Managing Director last year.

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