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DAN SHEA APPOINTED HEAD OF NEW PRIVATE EQUITY INITIATIVE FOR BDO CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC AND BDO USA, LLP

-Mr. Shea will Continue as Managing Director at BDO Capital Advisors-

Los Angeles, CA – July 2, 2012 – BDO Capital Advisors, LLC (BDO Capital), has announced that Dan Shea’s role as Managing Director has expanded to include heading up a new Private Equity Initiative. In his expanded role, Mr. Shea will be responsible for collaborating with BDO USA’s Private Equity and Transaction Advisory Services practices to drive transaction-related activity on a national basis. He will continue to be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

“Dan’s productivity as an investment banker and developer of business opportunities for the broader firm will help to strengthen the position of BDO Capital and BDO USA in the market, and we are delighted to have him head up this national program,” said Bob Snape, President of BDO Capital.

Mr. Shea joined BDO in early 2011 in Los Angeles where he continues to oversee sell-side, buy-side, and capital raise transactions for both private and public companies, as well as private equity firms. He also has responsibilities providing business development services for BDO Valuation Advisors. Mr. Shea has worked with clients in a range of industries including automotive, specialty chemicals, e-commerce, electronics, energy, general industrial, and transportation, to name a few. In this work, he has provided transaction counsel to notable clients such as General Motors, Textron, and Thyssen. More recently, Mr. Shea’s group was the exclusive financial advisor to INNCOM International in its sale to Honeywell International and to Geocel Holdings in its sale to Sherwin-Williams.

Prior to joining BDO, Mr. Shea served as a Managing Director at W.Y. Campbell & Company and Hadley Partners. He also held a senior position at E&Y Corporate Finance.

Mr. Shea has a M.B.A in Finance from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Michigan. He is also a FINRA General Securities Representative.

Please click here to see this announcement in Los Angeles Business. For more information, please contact Dan at 310-557-8205 or dshea@bdocap.com.

ABOUT BDO CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC

BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a middle market boutique investment bank that focuses on four product areas: mergers and acquisitions advisory, corporate finance capital raising, special situations advisory, and board advisory. BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a separate legal entity and is an affiliated company of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and national professional services firm. BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a FINRA/SIPC member firm.

About BDO

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm services clients through more than 40 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multinational clients through a global network of 1,118 offices in 135 countries.

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