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Park Sutton Advisors represents Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc. on sale of majority equity interest

New York, NY – December 31, 2017 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have served as exclusive advisor to Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc. (“Capstone”) on the internal sale of a majority equity interest.  Founded in 1999, Capstone is a leading wealth manager in the Chicago area with approximately $1.3 billion in assets under management.  Park Sutton Advisors jointly advised all parties involved and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We were delighted to counsel our friends at Capstone as they transition the company towards its next stage of growth,” said Steve Levitt, Founder of Park Sutton Advisors.  “As the transaction landscape for wealth management businesses continues to progress at a frenzied pace, each firm remains unique in its history, position, and goals.  Careful structuring and thoughtful negotiation were essential in fostering Capstone’s long-term commitment to its clients and constituents as a premier independent financial advisory firm in the Midwest.”

“This transaction marks the 7th completed deal for Park Sutton Advisors in 2017,” said Annie Tronoski, Park Sutton Managing Director.  “While it has been a very busy year for us, every assignment receives the utmost attention from our senior bankers. We continually seek tailor-made solutions for each specific client and manage those solutions from start to finish.”

About Park Sutton Advisors

Park Sutton Advisors is a leading investment banking boutique specializing in the financial services industry. With over 60 years of aggregate experience, our senior team has worked in many facets of the financial services industry, including investment banking, asset management and mutual funds, insurance, equity research and funds evaluation. Park Sutton’s advisory services encompass mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, joint ventures, capital raises, valuations, fairness opinions, succession planning, expert witness testimony, and other strategic consulting projects. Our clients consist of traditional and alternative asset managers, wealth managers, banks, insurance companies, broker-dealers, fund administrators, and other related financial services businesses.  For more information, please visit www.parksuttonadvisors.com or contact us.

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