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HighBank Advisors Expands its Baltimore Investment Banking Team

August 26, 2016

HighBank Advisors LLC (“HighBank”) is pleased to announce it has expanded its investment banking team in its Baltimore office. Please join us in congratulating our most recently promoted team member and welcoming two new professionals to the HighBank team:

  • Mr. Atanas Chobanov has been promoted to Vice President.
  • Mr. Sarath Pappu joins HighBank as an Associate.
  • Mr. Kyle Jefferson joins HighBank as an Analyst.

Mr. Chobanov joined HighBank as an Associate in early 2015. He has over seven years of financial advisory experience, advising clients on capital raises and M&A transactions in a wide variety of sectors, including technology, telecommunications, industrial, banking, and consumer retail. Most recently, Mr. Chobanov was a key member of our team advising on its landmark recapitalization led by LaSalle Capital.

Mr. Pappu joined HighBank in July from Virgo Capital and previously held Investment Banking positions at IGATE and KPMG. He brings with him over five years of experience in investment banking and has worked on several buy-side, sell-side, and capital raise transactions across the technology, software, IT, healthcare technology, healthcare IT, and consumer industries.

Mr. Jefferson joined HighBank in May. He has over three years of financial services experience in asset management and financial operations. He most recently working as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the “Big 4” public accounting firms.

“We are very proud to announce our most recent promotion and to introduce the talented individuals joining our team,” said Rebecca McGinley, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at HighBank. “The core of HighBank’s foundation is its exceptional professionals, and Mr. Chobanov, Mr. Pappu and Mr. Jefferson exhibit the integrity and caliber that we aspire to as we continue to expand HighBank. I recognize the value that these individuals bring to our team and feel extremely fortunate to work with such high-caliber professionals. Please join me in offering the most sincere congratulations to each of them.”

Atanas Chovanov
Vice President

Sarath Pappu

Kyle Jefferson