Birmingham Alabama, 16 September 2011 – Kirchner Private Capital Group is pleased to announce that PBS has recently re-released the interview with Bud Kirchner which was chosen as Interview of the Year in 2010. This release was based on an additional feature – a review and commentary provided by Sylvain Messier of Standard Life.

Mr. Messier praised the work Bud and his group do to help fix troubled companies and also his philanthropic activities with the Christopher Douglas Hidden Angel Foundation (

“Kirchner has a good approach, based on fundamental values and honesty. An approach that is based on people in the businesses which is not the normal approach”. Commented Mr. Messier “Kirchner is disciplined in his approach and uses the same model each time with a long term view which again differentiates his group” he continued.

“Kirchner visits the companies and doesn’t do it from his office, he goes underground and sees just how the company works and how he can help to solve the problems” Mr. Messier added.

To view the entire commentary and original interview click play below:


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Kirchner Private Capital Group is patterned after the original model for a merchant bank. Our team is comprised of successful business people who now apply their operational, transactional and investment experience to the unique needs of early- and mid-stage companies and their investors. We pride ourselves in both the quality and quantity of the long-term relationships we have built over the last 26 years.