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Dave Kauppi

Premium Author Dave Kauppi

Hinsdale, IL, USA


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Brief biography:

David Kauppi is an M&A Advisor with Mid Market Capital, Inc. MMC is a private investment banking firm specializing in providing corporate finance and intermediary services to entrepreneurs and middle market corporate clients in a variety of industries. The firm counsels clients in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, resolution of shareholder issues, private placements of debt and equity, valuations, corporate growth and turnarounds.

Dave began his Mergers & Acquisitions practice after a twenty-five year career with a Multi-Industry background that included banking, high tech, and services. While in the leasing industry he gained a reputation for “finding a better way” through creative deal structure. During one fiscal year, Dave’s region successfully negotiated over $200 million in financing transactions. He was instrumental in negotiating three multi-million dollar strategic partnerships in the service industry and launched and managed a very successful division.

In his M&A practice, Dave has completed transactions that range from succession planning exits, to finding strategic buyers for healthy, rapidly growing companies seeking a partner to provide scale, to division divestitures, to troubled companies. Dave has also been a speaker on shareholder issues and has published several articles on Mid Market M&A. His career focus has been in sales and sales management and he has received numerous awards for sales excellence. He brings his strong negotiating and facilitating skills to his practice, successfully managing transactions to a win-win result.

Dave graduated from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics with a concentration in Finance. He received an MBA with a concentration in marketing from DePaul University. Dave is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), a licensed business broker, and a member of IBBA (International Business Brokers Association) and the MBBI (Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries).

For more information or a free consultation please contact Dave Kauppi at (630) 325-0123, email or visit our Web page


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