ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Peter N. Schaeffer as a Principal in the firm working out of the New York City office. Mr. Schaeffer will focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital sourcing, strategic advisory and restructuring services with a specific focus on the retail and consumer goods industries.
“The addition of Peter Schaeffer to our New York team is another example of GlassRatner’s continuing investment in that market and desire to add talented professionals around the country,” said Ron Glass, Principal and founder of the firm. “With the addition of Peter, both our New York and national practice gain significant investment banking experience and enable GlassRatner to be a leader in the retail and consumer sectors.”
Before joining GlassRatner, Schaeffer was a Partner at Carl Marks Advisory Group, a founding managing director and global leader of the retail and consumer products investment banking group at Giuliani Capital Advisors and its predecessor firm, Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. Prior to that he was a senior equity analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he covered the branded retail and consumer sectors. He was previously a director and senior retail analyst at Warburg Dillon Read. Schaeffer also has more than 20 years experience in the retail industry including senior level positions at both Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s.
Ian Ratner, Principal, adds, “Peter’s creativity and energy will be an asset to the firm and our clients. Our New York office has become a center of influence at GlassRatner and his addition should continue that momentum. In addition to Peter’s experience in the investment banking business, he holds series 7, 63 as well as a series 24 principal’s license. This background will be critical as we continue to become more active in capital markets transactions.”
GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC is a national specialty financial advisory services firm providing solutions to complex business problems and board level agenda items. The firm applies a unique mix of skill sets and experience to address matters of the utmost importance to an enterprise such as managing through a business crisis or bankruptcy, planning and executing a major acquisition or divestiture, pursuing a fraud investigation or corporate litigation, and other top level non-typical business challenges. The combination of proven operating and financial expertise, a hands-on approach and an absolute focus on assignment execution makes GlassRatner a unique and valuable ally for its clients and partners. Visit www.GlassRatner.com for more information.