Cypress Associates LLC | Jim Sundstrom, Managing Director
Jim Sundstrom, Managing Director
Jim Sundstrom has joined Cypress as a Managing Director in its New York office where he will provide strategic and financial advice to corporations, financial institutions and institutional investors.
will also assist clients in capital raising transactions.
has a broad range of M&A, restructuring and financing experience and has served clients in various industries including financial institutions, technology and alternative energy.
Mr. Sundstrom joins Cypress from Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, where he was responsible for building the firm's banking activities focused on alternative energy and advanced technology clients located in Brazil, India and China.
completed the initial public offering for Comanche Clean Energy (Brazilian bio fuels $88 million equity financing).
also completed the Asia Auto Acquisition Corp
$40 million financing and advised on various acquisition opportunities in China, India and the ASEAN
also completed a $40 million equity financing for BSEL
, the Indian infrastructure developer.
has longstanding relationships with equity and convertible equity investors.
Prior to joining Rodman in 2004, Mr. Sundstrom was a Managing Director at H.C.Wainwright & Co., responsible for the firm's financial advisory and capital raising activities for various alternative energy and advanced technology companies.
advised SensoNor (MEMS manufacturer) on its sale to Siemens
, Plug Power on its acquisition of H-Power
, and raised capital for Ultralife
(an advanced battery systems manufacturer) and other alternative energy companies.
From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Sundstrom was a Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Finance at Josephthal & Co.
Inc. where he
was involved with the financing and initial public offering of H-Power
, and financing for other technology companies including Microvision
, and Versaware
From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Sundstrom was Managing Director and Head of International Corporate Finance at Prudential Securities Incorporated, responsible for developing and managing Emerging Markets corporate finance activities focused on technology and energy clients, executing mergers & acquisitions, privatizations, equity and debt financings and project financings in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
also worked with clients to acquire assets from the RTC
and on other bankruptcy/restructuring assignments.
Prior to joining Prudential in 1990, Mr. Sundstrom was a Senior Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation where he was a member of the Financial Institutions Group.
was responsible for managing merger and acquisition assignments, restructuring and recapitalizations, tender?defense assignments, securities offerings and general financial advisory programs for financial services industry clients.
While at DLJ, Mr. Sundstrom
worked with private acquirers and the Resolution Trust Corporation
Mr. Sundstrom started his Wall Street career at Kidder, Peabody & Co., Incorporated, which he joined in 1983 upon completion of his education.
While at Kidder, Mr. Sundstrom was a member of the Financial Institutions Group working with Banks, Savings and Loans and Insurance Companies on capital raising and advisory assignments.
Mr. Sundstrom received his MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Clark University.