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David Bench

  • Managing Director
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Biography

David is a Managing Director based out of Orange County, CA.  Prior to Capstone Headwaters, David managed the Western region for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Capital Strategies Group and its predecessor, Citi Capital Strategies.  David has focused on middle market investment banking for 30+ years and has been the lead banker in over 250 M&A transactions involving both domestic and foreign corporate buyers, as well as leveraged recaps with private equity sponsors.  His areas of focus include manufacturing and industrials (products and services) and business services.  His achievements in the investment banking industry have gained him national recognition by the M&A Advisor.

Education

Brigham Young University - MBA & BS - Finance

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 24 General Securities Principal

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

Despite softening manufacturing activity evidenced by an end to the ISM Purchasing Managers’ Index 35-month expansion; the MRO industry has proven resilient to the subsequent downward pressures on production, presenting defensible investment opportunities.Read more

As consumer preferences continue to shift towards eco-conscious products, companies creating natural-based personal care products have flourished. Macroeconomic indicators continue to propel M&A growth in the Person Care industry.Read more

Advancements in engineering and equipment capabilities have rapidly developed the Packaging industry by both strengthening existing packaging products and expanding them into new markets. Read more