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Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Blitstein LLC

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Blitstein LLC

277 Park Avenue, 43rd Floor

New York, New York 10017

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions

First Albany Companies Inc

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Safeguard Scientifics , Inc.

Affiliations

Board Member
Paine Webber

Active Member of the Capital Commitment Committees
Kidder , Peabody & Co.

Web References (26 Total References)


Gerald A. Blitstein, ...

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Gerald A. Blitstein, Managing Director - Corporate Finance

Mr. Blitstein has been an investment banker for 20 years, representing publicly held companies as well as family-owned businesses. As the founder of Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein's relationship with National Madison brings significant dimension and expertise to the area of corporate finance. Prior to establishing his own financial advisory firm which focuses on mergers, acquisitions and capital raises, he served as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at First Albany Capital, where he was responsible for new business efforts in the industrial growth sector. Mr. Blitstein was also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics where he was responsible for raising over $600 million in both the public and private markets, establishing institutional awareness of the firm and overseeing the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Prior to Safeguard Scientifics, Mr. Blitstein spent more than thirteen years at PaineWebber Incorporated, serving in the positions of Managing Director of Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading, Managing Director/Head of Reengineering, Executive Assistant to the Chairman, and First Vice President/Mergers and Acquisitions. While at PaineWebber, he was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition and was an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees. Mr. Blitstein's knowledge of corporate finance - including strategic planning, overseeing critical financial issues, acting in a Chief Financial Officer role to help facilitate coherent analysis of a company's financial performance, and handling negotiating, structuring, and executing mergers and acquisitions - allows National Madison to better serve their clients' interests.


National Madison — The Leadership Behind Our Firm

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Gerald A. Blitstein, Managing Director - Corporate Finance

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Gerald A. Blitstein, Managing Director - Corporate Finance Mr. Blitstein has been an investment banker for 20 years, representing publicly held companies as well as family-owned businesses. As the founder of Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein's relationship with National Madison brings significant dimension and expertise to the area of corporate finance. Prior to establishing his own financial advisory firm which focuses on mergers, acquisitions and capital raises, he served as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at First Albany Capital, where he was responsible for new business efforts in the industrial growth sector. Mr. Blitstein was also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics where he was responsible for raising over $600 million in both the public and private markets, establishing institutional awareness of the firm and overseeing the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Prior to Safeguard Scientifics, Mr. Blitstein spent more than thirteen years at PaineWebber Incorporated, serving in the positions of Managing Director of Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading, Managing Director/Head of Reengineering, Executive Assistant to the Chairman, and First Vice President/Mergers and Acquisitions. While at PaineWebber, he was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition and was an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees. Mr. Blitstein's knowledge of corporate finance - including strategic planning, overseeing critical financial issues, acting in a Chief Financial Officer role to help facilitate coherent analysis of a company's financial performance, and handling negotiating, structuring, and executing mergers and acquisitions - allows National Madison to better serve their clients' interests.


National Madison — The Leadership Behind Our Firm

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Gerald A. Blitstein, Managing Director - Corporate Finance

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Gerald A. Blitstein, Managing Director - Corporate Finance Mr. Blitstein has been an investment banker for 20 years, representing publicly held companies as well as family-owned businesses. As the founder of Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein's relationship with National Madison brings significant dimension and expertise to the area of corporate finance. Prior to establishing his own financial advisory firm which focuses on mergers, acquisitions and capital raises, he served as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at First Albany Capital, where he was responsible for new business efforts in the industrial growth sector. Mr. Blitstein was also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics where he was responsible for raising over $600 million in both the public and private markets, establishing institutional awareness of the firm and overseeing the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Prior to Safeguard Scientifics, Mr. Blitstein spent more than thirteen years at PaineWebber Incorporated, serving in the positions of Managing Director of Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading, Managing Director/Head of Reengineering, Executive Assistant to the Chairman, and First Vice President/Mergers and Acquisitions. While at PaineWebber, he was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition and was an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees. Mr. Blitstein's knowledge of corporate finance - including strategic planning, overseeing critical financial issues, acting in a Chief Financial Officer role to help facilitate coherent analysis of a company's financial performance, and handling negotiating, structuring, and executing mergers and acquisitions - allows National Madison to better serve their clients' interests.


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Headlines/Breaking News from Philadelphia Business Journal - bizjournals.com

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Safeguard also said Gerald Blitstein has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer.Blitstein was managing director, global equities, at PaineWebber.

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