Ms. Dillon has personally
initiated and managed the successful completion of over 60 transactions."
|Deborah L. Dillon
President - Mergers & Acquisitions Division
The successful completion of an acquisition or a
divestiture is a challenging endeavor which demands a unique combination of skills:
marketing instinct; operational and strategic perspective; financial sophistication; and,
finally, the negotiating finesse to convert opposing viewpoints into common ground.
Deborah Dillons background includes 25 years of general and financial management
experience with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, strategic and business planning,
business valuations, debt restructuring and project management. For the last 18 years, Ms.
Dillon has exclusively focused on mergers and acquisitions, representing clients who seek
to divest their company or acquire additional businesses. Ms. Dillon specializes in
creating a market for her clients, optimizing value for Shareholders and
locating strategic opportunities for Acquirers. Ms. Dillon has personally initiated and
managed the successful completion of over 60 transactions.
Additionally, Ms. Dillon has consulted with hundreds of clients to help position their
companies for sale or to develop strategic acquisition programs. Ms. Dillons
experience covers a wide variety of industries including paper manufacturing, industrial
gases, healthcare, food processing, commercial printing, financial services,
transportation, distribution and retail among others.
For several years prior to her merger and acquisition activities, Ms. Dillon worked for
Fortune 100 firms such as International Paper Company and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
where she was employed in a variety of financial, strategic and operations management
positions. In these positions, Ms. Dillons experience ranged from direct
manufacturing at primary paper mills to corporate staff responsibilities.
Ms. Dillon holds a BS degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Annhurst
College and an MBA from New York University in Management and Strategic Planning.
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