Kirchner Group Continues to Expand with Addition of M&A Veteran

Boris Novansky brings to Kirchner over 20 years of transaction experience

Birmingham, Alabama and Toronto, Ontario, 15 January 2014 – Kirchner Group today announced that Boris Novansky has joined the firm as a Managing Director of M&A in Toronto. Boris brings a proven 20-year track record of success in advising on over $60 billion in corporate transactions.

“Boris is an excellent addition to our transaction team,” stated W.B. (Bud) Kirchner, Founder and CEO of the Kirchner Group. “He is the ideal fit for us. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from past roles at some of the leading banks in Canada and will allow us to better serve our expanding clientele.”

Boris most recently was managing director of M&A at CIBC World Markets, the capital markets subsidiary of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, with responsibility for all origination and execution activity in the Diversified Industries sector. Prior to CIBC, Boris was senior partner and head of M&A at Cormark Securities, one of the leading independent investment dealers in Canada. Boris has also held positions with TD Securities, the capital markets arm of Toronto-Dominion Bank, Newcrest Capital and BMO Capital Markets, the investment banking affiliate of Bank of Montreal.

“Over its 29-year history, Kirchner has established an impressive M&A franchise based on the powerful combination of unparalleled operational expertise and first-rate execution capabilities,” added Boris, “I’m looking forward to working alongside the other highly-skilled members of the Kirchner team to assist our clients in achieving their transactional objectives.

About Kirchner Group
The Kirchner Group has provided traditional merchant banking services since 1985. The Company provides operational and transactional support to companies and asset management services for institutional investors. Kirchner Group’s proprietary platform is built on the premise that pairing deep domain expertise with process experts provides superior results. Our clients and partners range from promising entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies and their investors. Kirchner Group also manages assets for some of the largest insurance companies, commercial banks and institutional investors in the world.

For further information:

Lew Turnquist
Senior Managing Partner
+1 403.714.0159
lturnquist@kirchnergroup.com

Boris Novansky
Managing Director
+1 416.725.4334
bnovansky@kirchnergroup.com

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