Maury J. Bell is a Managing Partner of the
Firm. Since joining the Firm in 1999, he has completed 20
transactions, including the transactions related to DN Partners,
L.P. He is on the board of directors of FCL Graphics, Inc. and
a board observer at Country Pure Foods, Inc., Central Can Company,
Inc. and Primary Packaging, Inc.
Previously, Mr. Bell headed the Mergers and
Acquisitions Group at EVEREN Securities where he completed 25 merger
and acquisition transactions totaling more than $1.5 billion.
Mr. Bell managed the ESOP-buyout of Kemper Securities from Kemper
a/k/a EVEREN Securities, the sale of the firmís Beta Systems
subsidiary and the initial public offering of EVEREN Capital
Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Bell was a Managing Director
and second highest-ranking member of the Midwest Corporate Finance
Department at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., which he joined in
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