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Gerald A. Blitstein

Chief Financial Officer

Safeguard Scientifics , Inc.

HQ Phone:  (610) 975-4952

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Safeguard Scientifics , Inc.

170 North Radnor-Chester Road Suite 200

Wayne, Pennsylvania,19087

United States

Company Description

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) has a distinguished track record of fostering innovation and building market leaders. For more than 60 years, Safeguard has been providing growth capital and operational support to entrepreneurs across an evolving spectru... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Headhunting Consultant

Risfond


Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions

First Albany Capital


Managing Director

PaineWebber


Affiliations

Kidder , Peabody & Co.

Active Member of the Capital Commitment Committees


Blitstein LLC

Founder


Paine Webber

Managing Director of Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading, Managing Director and Head of Reengineering, Executive Assistant To the Chairman and First Vice President and Mergers and Acquisitions


Education

BS

Economics

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania


MBA

Finance

University of Chicago


Web References(21 Total References)


Blitstein LLC

blitsteinllc.com [cached]

Experienced Leadership › Gerald A. Blitstein
Blitstein LLC is comprised of seasoned professionals who have excelled throughout their respective careers. In aggregate, our senior leadership has over 75 years of experience across a broad range of industries and economic cycles. Gerald A. Blitstein Gerald A. Blitstein Gerald Blitstein has had the unique career opportunities to serve in advisory capacities and senior operational roles. He has been an investment banker for over 20 years, representing publicly held companies as well as family-owned businesses. In addition, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a NYSE traded company. Prior to establishing Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein 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, negotiating final terms of acquisitions/divestitures, interfacing with audit and special committees and overseeing the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Mr. Blitstein was recruited to Safeguard from PaineWebber Incorporated, where he spent more than thirteen years. At PaineWebber, Mr. Blitstein served in multiple capacities, including 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. He was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition. Mr. Blitstein was also an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees.


Blitstein LLC

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Gerald A. Blitstein
Chief Executive Officer Gerald A. Blitstein Chief Executive Officer Gerald Blitstein has had the unique career opportunities to serve in advisory capacities and senior operational roles. He has been an investment banker for over 20 years, representing publicly held companies as well as family-owned businesses. In addition, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a NYSE traded company. Prior to establishing Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein 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, negotiating final terms of acquisitions/divestitures, interfacing with audit and special committees and overseeing the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Mr. Blitstein was recruited to Safeguard from PaineWebber Incorporated, where he spent more than thirteen years. At PaineWebber, Mr. Blitstein served in multiple capacities, including 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. He was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition. Mr. Blitstein was also an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees.


innovationadvisors.com

Gerald Blitstein
Gerald Blitstein is an Advisor who has been an investment banker and advisor for more than 20 years, representing publicly-held companies as well as family owned businesses with aggregate transaction... Read More Gerald Blitstein Gerald Blitstein is an Advisor who has been an investment banker and advisor for more than 20 years, representing publicly-held companies as well as family owned businesses with aggregate transaction value exceeding $2.5 billion. Mr. Blitstein is con-currently founder and chief executive officer of Blitstein LLC, a financial advisory boutique. Prior to establishing Blitstein LLC, Mr. Blitstein 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, and was an active member of the firm's capital commitment committees. Before joining First Albany, Mr. Blitstein was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Safeguard Scientifics where he managed the capital raise of over $600 million from both public and private markets, established institutional awareness of the firm, and oversaw the financial reporting for over 200 portfolio companies. Prior to Safeguard, Mr. Blitstein was Managing Director-Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading at PaineWebber, Incorporated. While at PaineWebber, Mr. Blitstein was also the Executive Assistant to the Chairman, where he was responsible for strategy, proprietary investments, and the negotiation/integration of the Kidder Peabody Incorporated acquisition. Before joining the office of the Chairman, Mr. Blitstein worked for six years in the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Blitstein received his MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and his BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


nationalmadison.com

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
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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