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Maury Bell

Managing Director, Strategic Advisor

Maury J. Bell is an accomplished financial advisor, investment banker, and investment fund manager with over 30 years of experience.  He has been involved in identifying, structuring, negotiating, managing and exiting numerous fund investments and has acted in various C-suite and Board roles for private equity portfolio companies. Maury has accumulated vast experience in merger and acquisition and investment banking transactions in a wide range of industries including food, packaging, distribution and a wide range of manufacturing businesses.

Most recently, Maury has been a Managing and General Partner for DN Partners, a private equity firm that invests in middle market companies, completing over 20 transactions and acting as Co-CEO for Chinada Holdings, Inc., a Canadian-based portfolio company that supplies brake components to the heavy duty truck aftermarket.

Previously Mr. Bell headed the M &A Group at EVEREN, where he completed 25 merger and acquisition transactions totaling more than $1.5 billion.   Mr. Bell managed the ESOP-buyout of Kemper Securities from Kemper a/k/a EVEREN , the sale of the firm’s Beta Systems subsidiary and the initial public offering of EVEREN Capital Corporation.

Maury’s past experience includes Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co., where he participated in more than 100 investment banking assignments, including numerous cross-border transactions involving participants in North America, South America and Europe.  He was also employed at Smith Barney and Hershel Rich Investments.  In 1983, Mr. Bell authored Swiftax, a home computer software package for income tax preparation, which sold more than one million copies.

Mr. Bell graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University in 1982, and currently holds FINRA Series 7, 79, 63, and 24 licenses.

 

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