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Mark Boidman Discusses the Rise of Digital and Mobile Media

Mark Boidman Discusses the Rise of Digital and Mobile Media

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  • July 12, 2018

Mark Boidman, Managing Director and Head of Media Services at PJ SOLOMON, weighs in on the evolution of media consumption, highlighting the increased usage of digital and mobile media How does the rising popularity of digital and mobile media impact advertisers? Every media channel today is having a harder time aggregating an audience. With di... Read More

How Boutique Investment Banks Maintain Appeal

How Boutique Investment Banks Maintain Appeal

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  • June 28, 2018

By Marc Cooper Over the last 30 years, through boom, bust, consolidation, catastrophic dislocation and subsequent recovery - the investment banking industry has evolved into a split universe. On one side are the large, money center institutions dependent on trading and other financial products to generate profits. This model contrast... Read More

Reuters: MOVES-U.S. boutique bank PJ SOLOMON names head of renewable power

Reuters: MOVES-U.S. boutique bank PJ SOLOMON names head of renewable power

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  • June 28, 2018

NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - PJ SOLOMON has hired Jim McGinnis to head its renewables coverage, the firm said in a statement on Thursday, as the U.S. boutique investment bank seeks to bolster its expertise at a time of heightened interest in clean energy. McGinnis most recently served as founder and chief executive of the financing and inve... Read More

Peter J. Solomon Receives UJA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Peter J. Solomon Receives UJA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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  • June 27, 2018

On June 19th, 2018, PJ SOLOMON Founder and Chairman Peter J. Solomon, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at UJA-Federation of New York’s annual Banking & Finance Event. Mr. Solomon was honored for his lifetime commitment, contribution and support to the UJA and its many charities. The United Jewish Appeal - Federation of Jewis... Read More

WWD: JD Sports Closes on $558M Deal for Finish Line

WWD: JD Sports Closes on $558M Deal for Finish Line

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  • June 18, 2018

By Vicki M. Young British sporting goods firm JD Sports has closed on its $558 million acquisition of U.S. sportswear retailer Finish Line. According to Marc Cooper, chief executive officer of PJ Solomon, the investment banking firm that represented Finish Line, the two have had a long-standing relationship and it was JD Sports that had firs... Read More

Forbes: Fred's Hires Firm to Sell Retail Pharmacies

Forbes: Fred's Hires Firm to Sell Retail Pharmacies

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  • June 15, 2018

Bruce Japsen, CONTRIBUTOR Fred's Inc. said on June 14, 2018 that it has hired an investment bank "to analyze the value of (its) retail pharmacy script portfolio" and "engage with potential strategic buyers. Fred’s Inc. said it has hired investment bankers to examine the value of its ‘retail pharmacy script portfolio’ for potential buyers. Th... Read More

PJ SOLOMON's Tim Bath Speaks at GAD Americas Conference

Tim Bath

Managing Director

June 14, 2018

PJ SOLOMON’s Head of Infrastructure Tim Bath was in Denver last week to speak at the inaugural GAD Americas conference.

Launched in Europe in 1994, GAD is widely considered today’s leading airport strategy and finance event . The conference series brings together owners, operators, investors, advisors and municipal decision makers within the international airport business development and finance community. Topics of discussion range from the project and investment pipeline, macro trends and global best practices from a public and private perspective.

Speaking on the panel, "Considerations for financing airport development in the long term," Tim offered the following comment: "The volume and tone of discussions we're having with airports around the country is significantly greater and significantly more positive than it was two years ago."

Clay McCoy, a VP within the Infrastructure Group, also served as a panelist, focused on the keys to making airport P3s successful.


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