CFAW appoints Oliver Drews Vice Chairman Large Cap International

Oliver Drews, Vice Chairman Large Cap International, Corporate Finance Associates Worldwide

Corporate Finance Associates Worldwide (CFAW), a global investment bank, announced Oliver Drews as Vice Chairman Large Cap International and member of the Executive Committee. Oliver will focus on M&A strategies for large firms expanding in North America.

Oliver brings industry experience to CFAW

Oliver’s insights into multinationals and advisory experience with CFAW’s track record with middle-market businesses in North America combined with CFAW’s understanding of middle-market transactions enables large firms and financial sponsors to access privately owned companies and the execution excellence required to successfully conclude transactions.

Oliver has over 30 years of expertise. Oliver was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in Frankfurt and London, Managing Director at Dresdner Group in Frankfurt, London, Singapore and Tokyo and is founder and Managing Partner of Clifftop Colony, a Cape Town M&A firm.

Oliver to help CFAW clients to expand in North America

“We are very excited to have Oliver join the CFAW team,” said Jim Zipursky, CEO of CFAW.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Oliver for several years on numerous projects. Working with CFAW, Oliver will be able to deliver a unique value proposition to our clients looking to expand into North America, or to increase their presence here.”

Oliver Drews concluded: “Tapping into CFAW’s distinctive footprint in North America’s private company universe will allow large corporations from Europe and Asia reliable data points and the necessary personal access to local entrepreneurs and business owners to construct tailor-made acquisition opportunities for their North American M&A strategies”.