Pembroke Pines, Florida 13 April 2005 – VisionQuest Corporation (VQC) announced today that it has changed the name of the company to Kirchner and Company, Inc. (KCI).
The name change reflects the investment banking firm’s unique identity, niche and method of operating which derives primarily from its founder and Chairman, WB (Bud) Kirchner, who brings more than 35 years of entrepreneurial, operational, transactional and international experience to private capital markets. Mr. Kirchner stated that: “VisionQuest, built upon a platform of deep operating experience, is widely recognized for its track record, process orientation and innovative approach to its engagements. The name change to Kirchner and Company reflects the continued evolution of the unique business approach I have spent decades refining and our rapidly growing team of highly qualified professionals.”
KCI focuses on the small and mid-cap market, providing operationally-focused investment banking services. In addition to its unique approach to conventional ibank services, the firm has developed a number of proprietary and innovative services, including crystallizing the value in intellectual property (IPWorks(C)), ongoing operational assessments (PerformanceWorks(C)) and monetizing tax losses (TaxWorks(C)).
About Kirchner and Company
KCI is a boutique investment-banking firm that combines deep operating experience and extensive transactional expertise to build enterprise value, primarily in small to medium enterprises. The firm’s partners, located throughout North America, all have significant management experience, including running public and private enterprises. www.kirchnerandco.com