Brian V. Ytterberg Joins Dresner Partners as Senior Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Dresner Partners, Mergers Alliance partner in the USA, is pleased to announce that Brian V. Ytterberg, has joined Dresner Partners as Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ytterberg has over thirty years of merger and acquisition, capital raising and corporate finance transaction experience, including involvement in over 100 merger and acquisition transactions totaling approximately $4 billion of transaction value and involvement in raising approximately $1 billion of capital.  These transactions occurred in numerous industries including industrial products and manufacturing, food, consumer products, financial services, and business services.

Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Mr. Ytterberg was a Managing Director with XLCS Partners, a Chicago-based middle-market investment bank, where he led the execution of M&A transactions in a number of industries.  Prior to joining XLCS Partners, Mr. Ytterberg worked for a family office and a private equity firm where he sourced and executed private equity investments.

Mr. Ytterberg also headed the investment banking group at Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett (now part of Raymond James).  Prior to that Mr. Ytterberg was a Managing Director in the M&A group of Bank One Capital Markets (now part of JP Morgan Chase).  Mr. Ytterberg also held management positions with KPMG and Price Waterhouse.

Mr. Ytterberg holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Augustana College. 

“Brian’s previous leadership roles and diverse investment banking experience across a variety of industries, makes him uniquely qualified to serve as Chief Operating Officer and assist in managing various aspects of our business,” said Steven M. Dresner, President of Dresner Partners.  “I am very pleased to welcome Brian to the firm and look forward to working closely with him on both short and long-term strategic initiatives.” 

“I am excited to join Dresner Partners,” said Brian Ytterberg.  “The firm has a rich history, outstanding capabilities, and a great team.  I have known Steve Dresner for many years, and look forward to working with the Dresner team and the international Mergers Alliance network.”

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