CohnReznick Expands Transaction Advisory Services Team

    Growth Supports Middle Market M&A Activity Among Financial Sponsors and Strategic Buyers 

    January 23, 2018 – New York, NY – CohnReznick LLP, one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the country, announced several leadership hires and promotions in its Transaction Advisory practice. The moves are in response to mergers and acquisitions activity among financial sponsors, independent sponsors, corporate investors, family offices, and privately-owned companies in the middle market.

    Helana Robbins Huddleston (Chicago), Natalie Tronkina (Los Angeles) and Sedic Ampanas (New York) have been promoted to Managing Director. Jeffrey Michelson (New York), has joined CohnReznick as a Managing Director. Hayk Galstyan (Los Angeles) has been promoted to Manager.

    These individuals are part of a national team of Transaction Advisory professionals, who deliver comprehensive buy and sell-side services across the investment life cycle, supporting the Firm’s Private Equity, Family Office, Strategic and Lender clients.

    In just four years, CohnReznick’s Transaction Advisory Practice has grown to more than 30 dedicated Transaction Advisory Professionals, including five Partners and now, four Managing Directors, in cities across the U.S. including, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York.

    “In today’s business landscape, it has never been more important to get deal done in a timely and cost-effective manner with minimal disruption for the management team,” said Margaret Shanley, Principal CohnReznick and Transaction Advisory Practice Leader. “Our focus on the middle market and our client-first approach has helped develop a world-class, forward-thinking national practice. With our expanded team in place, we look forward to putting our collective skill sets to use for our clients as they navigate the complex, rapidly-changing marketplace.”

    “Building a team to meet client needs in today’s highly-competitive transaction environment remains paramount at the Firm,” noted Jeremy Swan, Managing Principal, Financial Sponsors & Financial Services Industry. “Understanding how best to navigate industry-specific financial and operational risks, technology and market issues and provide buyers and sellers with the intelligence to make well-informed acquisition, integration and exit decisions has never been more critical. We’re confident we have the team in place to assist and maximize value for our clients and their stakeholders.”