CriticalPoint is pleased to announce that Chris Ball, Nick Cipiti, and Diane Cabo have been selected by the Los Angeles Business Journal (“LABJ”) as “Leaders of Influence: Investment Bankers, 2023.” This marks Messrs. Ball and Cipiti’s second consecutive year of being recognized as a Leader of Influence, and Ms. Cabo’s third consecutive year. The LABJ’s annual list profiles notable investment bankers in the region that it believes are influential M&A advisors that go above and beyond for their clients.
This acknowledgement is a testament to CriticalPoint’s ability to serve as a trusted advisor and partner, delivering the right resources and guidance for the next stage and beyond. Focused on providing client-centric solutions to the middle market, CriticalPoint delivers the highest quality strategic and transaction execution advice across mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and special financial advisory situations.
Chris Ball is responsible for developing and executing sell-side mergers and acquisitions at CriticalPoint. He has led outright sales and recapitalizations of companies in niche manufacturing, business services, transportation/logistics and medical device manufacturing while at the firm. Ball brings over 25 years of investment banking, business management and product development experience to assist entrepreneurs with maximizing the value of their companies.
Diane Cabo is a Managing Director at CriticalPoint, a firm that uniquely combines the best of both investment banking and private capital service offerings. Since joining the investment banking team in 2016, Cabo has advised owners on mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity raises, with a specific focus on originating and executing merger and acquisition transactions.
Nick Cipiti is responsible for sourcing and executing M&A and capital raise transactions at CriticalPoint. He has extensive experience advising owners and investors of middle-market companies on mergers and acquisitions, and private placements across various industries and geographies. Nick leads many of the firm’s TMT transactions, leveraging nearly 10 years of experience in the sector.
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Headquartered in Los Angeles, CriticalPoint executes, sources, and invests in deals in the traditionally underserved middle market. CriticalPoint uniquely combines the best of both investment banking and private capital service offerings. Since our founding in 2012, our mission has been to serve the needs of owners, entrepreneurs, management teams, and stakeholders with our experience, knowledge, and expert judgment, to help them realize their companies’ greatest potential.