March 19, 2012
, Director of Southwest Securities, Inc.'s Corporate Finance group and head of its electronics mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") practice, has been named by VentureOutsource.com as one of 'The top 100 people influencing Electronics Manufacturing Services ("EMS").'
In the online article, VentureOutsource.com recognized academicians, service providers, entrepreneurs, executives, lawmakers, investors and many others worldwide who are leading initiatives or influencing electronics manufacturing operations to better prepare clients, organizations, industries or nations to make more informed decisions to meet the challenges facing today's technology decision makers. Mr. Carpenter was ranked 37th on the list, featured on page 7 of the article, and is the only investment banker mentioned who focuses on advising clients in the EMS industry on M&A, capital raising and other strategic alternatives. The article is available at
Mr. Carpenter joined Southwest Securities as a Senior Vice President of Equity Research covering the EMS industry in 2004 and later moved into Corporate Finance in 2005 to spearhead the development of an M&A advisory practice focused on servicing clients in the EMS industry. He has worked with, and advised, companies and investors in the electronics industry for over 15 years. As a subject matter expert, Mr. Carpenter has been cited in several business and industry publications, including
Wall Street Journal
and has also authored or co-authored several well-respected and nationally recognized investment and corporate finance articles on the EMS, electronics distribution and printed circuit board industries.
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