Investment Banking

Madison Street Capital is Nominated for Another M&A Advisor Award

by GSR2016 .

Madison Street Capital has been recently nominated for another M&A advisor award, and they are now a finalist. This is the 15th year for the award to be given, and it’s no surprise that Madison Street Capital is up for the award again. Having acted as a beacon in the financial marketplace, they are a great model of what should take place when making deals with clients, as well as how to restructure and handle financing. There is no doubt a significant amount of contributions made by this firm as well as numerous achievements, specifically over the last year.

There are two things for which Madison Street Capital has been nominated including Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year, and International and Industrials Deal of the Year, which pertained to all deals that were under $100 million dollars. Acquisitions are a big part of what the firm does, and the CEO, Charles Botchway has stated that his deal makers work around the clock to bring all of the pieces of the puzzle together. Botchway is thrilled that they are up for the nominations, but ultimately they want to convey that they want to see their clients experience growth and achieve the success they desire through the proper financing.

The winners will be announced very shortly at the Gala on November 9th for the M&A Awards. While the Gala is a huge event, it’s important to note that Botchway is most concerned with their future and how they can impact the business of other clients.

Madison Street Capital, LLC, has been operating as an international investment banking firm since 2005. The company has been highly regarded for their commitment to excellence in serving their clients in the banking industry and with guidance on their investments. They also work in bankruptcy services, mergers, reorganization, tax principles and compliance, valuations and more.


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Reviewing The Role Of Madison Street Capital In Enhancing Investment Banking Services

by GSR2016 .

Before proceeding further into the services offered by Madison Street Capital, it’s necessary to first explore the concept of investment banking to understand how things work. Simply defined, an investment bank is an institution that offers services to individuals, governments and corporations to help them raise financial capital through underwriting or standing in as the agents of the client during the issuance of securities, cites a Wikipedia aricle on the topic.

Companies looking to initiate mergers and acquisitions may also use the services of an investment bank to process the transition. Additionally, investment banks offer the trading of derivatives and securities.

Investment banks differ from the conventional banks in the sense that they don’t take deposits and as the Glass-Seagall Act states, the U.S. has maintained separation between the two types of financial institutions. Many countries especially the ones in the G7 have had this separation all in a bid to ensure functions of each do not override the other and to enhance security for users of such services.

Risk handling strategies
In the commodities market there are many risks that are bound to occur, so those who lack the capacity to handle the risks as they arise are likely to suffer losses. This is one of the roles investment banks take up to ensure the activities of their clients are processed seamlessly and in a secure environment. There is a team tasked with the review of the market to spot any issues that may bring about losses in the process of initiating a transaction.

Market information gathering
Information is what inspires decisions and this is something that affects many of the decisions made by investment banks. Therefore, there is need to have a research department that works on all these items to ensure there is a peaceful transition. The research team comes up with a comprehensive review of the market that highlights key issues that should inform decisions during trades or transactions.
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Madison Street Capital’s 2015 Was a Great Year

by GSR2016 .

Recently the staff of Real Talk From Real Moms turned their attention to the work of Madison Street Capital. In their folksy, down-to-earth manner they explained that Madison Street Capital had a great year and a great financial season. The company closed 42 deals, which were more than the last fiscal year and represented better gains than were made by other middle market investment banking firms.

Madison Street Capital provides corporate financing and offers advice and execution of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Their experienced professional staff will arrange the needed financial and capitalization structure for the future success of any business. The firm is located in Chicago, Illinois, and in addition to M&A and corporate financing offers a broad variety of financial services, including restructuring, buy and sell side services for private investors, and a long list of corporate advisory and valuation services. Read the entire report here:

The lexicon of the financial world is complex and for most small investors difficult to understand. It is similar to medical jargon, which was once impossible to comprehend because of its reliance on Latin terms learned in Medical School. Doctors are now speaking more clearly using plain language in order to be understood by their patients. If the financial industry would take a cue from the medical field and bring their complex language down to the level of real people, real moms, and real dads, then we would all be better off for the transition.

Madison Street Capital seems to be making an effort to complete this transition. They have produced a number of YouTube videos in cartoon format fully explaining some of the more complex financial terms. Check out their videos on YouTube here:

Madison Street Capital is on the right track for gaining a larger share of the investing population. Their educational efforts are to be applauded and making their products and services known to the man or woman on Main Street whether they need their services or not is a good idea. The financial concepts and opportunities of Wall Street should not just be knowledge shared by sophisticated investors and their brokers. Investment opportunities should be made available to all people no matter the situation. Knowledge is power and in the case of financial decisions, it is a way to gain wealth as well.

Additional sources: Hedgeweek


Igor Cornelsen Dispenses A Lot Of Advice About Brazilian Economics

by GSR2016 .

Igor Cornelsen is a really good investor who specializes in Brazil. Brazil is a very large country that is emerging, and they have a lot of investment opportunities for people to invest their money. Building projects and new companies on are appearing all the time, and the people who want to invest in the country will be able to find new things to invest in just about every day. There are a lot of things that people need to know, and they can learn it all from Igor Cornelsen.

Igor Cornelsen knows all the ins and outs of what it means to invest in Brazil, and he has worked with a lot of people to teach them what to do. All these people learn what they need to know from Mr. Cornelsen, and they are given a chance to make a lot of money. The money that people make in Brazil are going to be much more helpful because it is going to come from an economy that is on the brink of being really good.

The economy is going to be really nice because it is going to be based on major events, but it is going to bring a lot of companies to the country. There are a lot of people who want to invest in the country, and they learn from Mr. Igor Cornelsen how to work with people who live in the communities where the money will be invested. The people who live in the area know a lot about investing in these companies, and they can pass on information to investors every day.

The same thing happens when people are working with investors in offices in the cities on where the money will be invested. People in Brazil are dialed in to what is going on, and they are going to have all the right information for everyone who asks. IT is also helpful for people to make sure that they get to know someone who works in a government office. These people will be able to help with the government rules about investment, and they will be able to solve problems with taxes and currency fees. There is a lot to consider, and people who are most thoughtful about this will be able to get much nicer results in the future.


Anthony Marsala with Madison Street Capital to Receive 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Award

by GSR2016 .

Madison Street Capital (MSC) has announced that Anthony Marsala, their Chief Operating Officer, is this year’s (7th annual) recipient of the Emerging Leaders Award presented by M&A Advisor. Marsala was selected from an impressive group of nominees by a panel of notable business leaders based on his expertise and accomplishments in the industry.

Anthony Marsala is a co-founder of Madison Street Capital with 15-year career in the investment banking industry. His experience includes extensive dealings in leveraged finance, and sell-side/buy-side M&A advisory. He is also a certified valuator and analyst (CVA). Mr. Marsala was recently named by NACVA as a 2015 40 Under Forty honoree in addition to being chosen to participate in the 2016 Crain’s Leadership Academy Program.

The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards (originally the 40 Under 40 Awards) began in 2010, recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of younger M&A, Turnaround and Financing professionals in the U.S. who had reached a level of success in addition to making notable contributions to not just their industry but community as well.

Madison Street Capital is a leading international investment bank aimed towards the small to middle-market. With their offices in North America, Asia and Africa, Madison Street Capital is a prominent provider of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consulting and valuation services. MSC sees emerging markets as a vital component of what compels our client’s growth at home and globally.

“I am thrilled to be recognized for my accomplishments in such a competitive industry,” Marsala is quoted as saying “It would not have been possible without the support of such a dedicated and exceptional team of professionals.”