Brent Haapanen joins as Vice President
Roseville, CA – DCA Partners (“DCA”) continues to build its all-star investment banking team with the addition of Brent Haapanen as Vice President. In this role, Mr. Happanen is responsible for origination, evaluation, and execution of the firm’s M&A investment banking business.
Mr. Haapanen comes to DCA from JPMorgan Chase where he served as an Executive Director. While employed at Chase, Mr. Haapanen was responsible for new business development, credit structuring, product sales, and relationship management, helping Chase greatly expand its presence throughout northern California and northern Nevada. In addition, Mr. Haapanen served as the firm’s regional coverage officer for multinational corporations. Prior to Chase, Mr. Haapanen served as Vice President of Corporate Banking at Deutsche Bank Securities, where he covered large-cap technology companies globally. Mr. Haapanen assisted on numerous high-profile technology engagements, including Apple’s $17bln bond issuance (the largest corporate bond issuance in history at the time), the majority sale of SunPower to French oil giant Total, and Hewlett-Packard’s historic split into two publicly traded companies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.
“I’m excited to join a firm with such a fantastic reputation,” said Haapanen. “I look forward to helping DCA continue its mission of producing optimal results and providing maximum value for its esteemed clients.”
Mr. Haapanen joins several other executives as recent additions to DCA Partners—the firm has more than doubled its number of team members over the past three years.
“We’ve been very selective in who we’ve brought on board during this period of rapid growth” said Curt Rocca, Managing Partner. “Brent brings critical expertise to the table and our clients will be well served by him.”
About DCA Partners, LLC
DCA Partners, LLC is the Sacramento and Central Valley’s leading Investment Banking and Private Equity firm. On the Investment Banking side, DCA helps family-owned and other closely held businesses grow through acquisition (buy-side advisory), or maximize the value they receive in a sale of the business (sell-side advisory). Similarly, the Private Equity Investment arm invests in growing family-owned and other closely held businesses in a broad spectrum of industries throughout the region. DCA can provide investment capital with very flexible structures for a variety of purposes, including growth capital, acquisition financing, and complete company buyouts.
For additional information contact:
Curtis M. Rocca
DCA Partners, LLC