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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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Scott Moses Participates in GMDC “Innovation Conversation” Podcast

Scott Moses Participates in GMDC “Innovation Conversation” Podcast

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  • June 11, 2018

PJ SOLOMON’s Head of Food Retail & Restaurants Scott Moses recently participated in a podcast hosted by GMDC (Global Market Development Center) to talk about the cost of innovation among grocers, retailers, wholesalers and suppliers. Innovation and disruption are the focus of conversation in many industries. While people can talk end... Read More

PJ SOLOMON APPOINTS MATTHEW RUBEL AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO GLOBAL RETAIL GROUP

PJ SOLOMON APPOINTS MATTHEW RUBEL AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO GLOBAL RETAIL GROUP

PJ SOLOMON, a leading investment banking advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Matthew Rubel as a Senior Advisor to the firm. Mr. Rubel will collaborate with David Shiffman and Cathy Leonhardt, Co-Heads of PJ SOLOMON’s Global Retail Group, along with Managing Director Jeff Derman, in advising clients in the retail and consume... Read More