Experience of Edward J. Smith, President


During thirty years experience in major investment banking firms including Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and Prudential Securities, Mr. Smith has managed many financial transactions including:

  • 80 initial public offerings
  • 48 private equity offerings
  • 83 public common stock offerings
  • 49 debt or convertible offerings
  • 47 M&A assignments

As a member of four public company boards of directors, Mr. Smith was significantly involved in M&A transactions, processes and analysis in each company.

He has led governance consulting and education assignments for 25 compnies in a variety of industries and spoken about corporate governance issues at 12 events for directors and management.
For examples of financing assignments, click here.
For examples of M&A assignments, click here .

Mr. Smith has extensive experience in the following industry areas:

  • Imaging technology
  • Software and the internet
  • Computer services and systems  
  • Business services
  • Insurance Industry
  • Commercial printing services and equipment
  • General manufacturing
  • Energy and oil field services

For more detailed industry experience, click here.