Madison Street Capital announced today that Jim Cohen has joined the team as a Managing Director. The new appointment is the latest among the international investment banking firm's recruitment of top talent for managing director roles. Cohen will advise Madison Street Capital clients on M&A and corporate finance transactions.

"We are pleased to welcome Jim Cohen on our team," said Charles Botchway, CEO of Madison Street Capital. "Having ended 2017 on a strong note and with an outstanding start to 2018, his strong transactional background will prove beneficial to our clients and our M&A and capital markets transactions."

Prior to joining Madison Street Capital, Cohen served as a Director for Sun Acquisitions where he led a team responsible for guiding clients through sell side and buy side transactions.

From 2001 to 2006, Cohen served as President and CEO of Velocity Products, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of children's toys based in Wilmette, IL. During this time, he played an integral role in establishing and streamlining the global supply chain for Velocity that created an environment for the company to experience significant growth. Prior to Velocity, Mr. Cohen served in a variety of roles at Arrow Plastic Manufacturing Co., a manufacturer and distributor of plastic consumer products, owned by his family, where he was instrumental in guiding the company's growth both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

Cohen also served in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary as an Assistant District Staff Officer-Operations, Coxswain, and Coast Guard Watchstander.

"I am thrilled to be part of a growing international investment bank," said Cohen. "Madison Street Capital has earned the trust of clients globally and I look forward to supporting our existing base, as well as developing new client relationships."

About Madison Street Capital

Madison Street Capital is an international investment banking firm committed to integrity, excellence, leadership and service in delivering corporate financial advisory services, merger and acquisition expertise, financial opinions, and valuation services to publicly and privately held businesses. These services position our clients to succeed in the global marketplace. In undertaking each new project, the client's goals and objectives become ours, ranging from financial advisory and successful capital raises to M&A transactions to transfers of ownership. Madison Street Capital views emerging markets as the core component driving the global growth of our clients and will continue to focus significant assets on these markets. Our firm has earned the trust of clients around the world through our unwavering dedication to the highest levels of professional standards. 

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