New Managing Director will Serve Industrial Technology and Manufacturing Businesses
ATLANTA, GA and RICHMOND, VA (January 5, 2012) – Cary Street Partners, a Southeastern-based investment banking and wealth management firm, today announced that David V. Duke has joined its investment banking team as a Managing Director in the Atlanta office. Mr. Duke will focus on serving middle market industrial technology and manufacturing businesses, with a particular emphasis on specialty chemicals, industrial machinery, and test and measurement equipment.
“We are thrilled to welcome David to the Cary Street Partners team,” said Chairman, Mark Gambill. “David’s focus on industrial clients in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic will be a terrific complement to the other sectors we target and will further strengthen our presence in the dynamic Atlanta business community. David brings many years of investment banking experience and an extensive network of relationships, and we look forward to his continued success at Cary Street Partners.”
Mr. Duke added, “I am delighted to join Cary Street Partners to continue providing mergers and acquisitions, private placement and strategic advisory services to middle market industrial businesses. The collaborative environment and first-class transaction support will be a tremendous benefit as we serve these clients.”
Prior to joining Cary Street Partners LLC, Mr. Duke was a Co-Founder of FD Capital Advisors, the investment banking affiliate of Frazier & Deeter, a top 100 CPA firm, where he advised various industrial manufacturing and services clients. He was previously a Principal at Headwaters MB, a leading middle-market firm where he was member of the Industrials Group. In addition, he has held positions at a number of other Atlanta-based investment and merchant banking firms over his 20 year investment banking and asset management career.