New York, NY – January 23, 2017 – Berkery Noyes, a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Martin Magida has joined the firm as Managing Director. In this role, Martin will primarily assist clients with raising growth capital in the debt and equity markets. He will also provide mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to companies throughout the middle market.
Over a 30 year investment banking career, Martin has advised clients in the technology, media, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare, and business services industries, among others. Before joining Berkery Noyes, Martin was a Managing Director at Carter Morse & Mathias, a boutique investment bank. Prior to this, Martin was Group Head of Private Capital at Trenwith Group, the investment banking arm of BDO Seidman, where he was responsible for placing debt and equity with institutional investors. His additional experience includes the investment banking groups of UBS, PaineWebber, and Unterberg Towbin, and the brokerage group of Drexel Burnham. He was also co-founder of the Sandhurst Collateralized Return Fund, a hedge fund specializing in collateralized debt instruments.
“We are pleased to welcome Martin as the latest addition to our firm,” said James Berkery, Managing Partner at Berkery Noyes. “Martin’s knowledge, relationships and expertise will prove to be invaluable as we continue to help companies expand operations, fund acquisitions and restructure balance sheets, all aimed at capturing opportunities in the current market.”
“I have admired Berkery Noyes over the years as a top-flight investment bank that has established an enviable reputation in the sectors it serves,” said Mr. Magida. “I am excited at the prospect of contributing to the firm’s success and enhancing its capital raising capabilities. With debt financing readily available, private equity capital at record levels and corporate balance sheets flush with cash, it is an opportune time for us to offer our growing clients access to capital.”
Martin currently serves as a mentor at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, a program that helps entrepreneurs and innovators at Yale start scalable new ventures with programs, workshops, events and funding and as an Expert with the CEO Trust, a by-invitation organization and platform for CEOs who come together to help each other with camaraderie, counsel and referrals. He is a member of Vistage, a membership organization for CEOs, business owners and executives. Martin has been a director of Misonix, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company, and Investment Governance, a private information services company. He is a former member of the Darien, CT Representative Town Meeting.
Martin holds a BA in Political Science from Union College and an MBA in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.