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William F. (Bill) Peck

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Bill Peck

William F. (Bill) Peck


Managing Director



Mr. Peck serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Advisory practice.

Mr. Peck has over 20 years of experience executing M&A transactions as an investment banker, beginning at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.  During that time, he has initiated and closed the sale or recapitalization of numerous privately-owned businesses, ranging from small technology companies having fewer than 50 employees to multi-national manufacturing firms having over 1,500 employees. Types of clients served range broadly from service to distribution, and from building products to printed circuit boards.

While most of his clients have been US based, he has also sold companies located in England, Switzerland, Canada and Scotland. With broad contacts among both strategic buyers and private equity firms, Mr. Peck has proven the ability to introduce prospective sellers to the right buyers in a timely manner, while negotiating complex transaction terms.

Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Peck advanced through sales, marketing, and product management positions at Union Carbide Corporation, which included operational management of several business units having over 500 employees.

Mr. Peck earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.   He maintains FINRA Series 7, 63, and 79 securities registrations.

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