Chad joined in 2012 and brings over 14 years of experience in investment banking and capital markets.
Mr. Gardiner was previously a Vice President at New Century Capital Partners where he focused on raising capital and advising on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gardiner has raised private and public capital and provided mergers and acquisitions advice for both public and private businesses. Mr. Gardiner has advised on numerous sell-side and buy-side merger transactions, including: the $1.6 billion sale of Digital Insight to Intuit, Ad.Venture Partners' acquisition of 180 Connect for $158 million, and Providea Solutions' recapitalization by WestView Capital Partners.
Prior to New Century Capital Partners, Mr. Gardiner was an associate at Yucaipa Companies, a private equity firm in Los Angeles, where he was responsible for managing the due diligence processes for targeted investments. Mr. Gardiner assisted in making the first acquisition for the Yucaipa Global Fund, a billion dollar fund, and prepared an investment presentation for President Clinton and the Dubai Investment Group. Mr. Gardiner previously worked at Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch, where he completed private placements and mergers and acquisitions.
Brigham Young University - BS - Accounting
FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative
FINRA - Series 24 Registered General Securities Principal
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