Richard A. Mager
Mr. Mager has in excess of twenty-five years of transactional experience in general corporate finance, banking, and leveraged acquisition transactions. Prior to co-founding Cove Partners in 1996, Mr. Mager previously served as Senior Vice President of University Group, Inc., a publicly-held diversified financial services company, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Equity Group. In addition, Mr. Mager has served as a board member of privately-held companies, as well as both public and privately-held financial institutions with combined assets in excess of two billion dollars. Cove Partners LLC provides both public and privately-held middle-market companies with revenues of up to $500 million with bulge bracket quality advisory and execution skills in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, valuations, restructuring, and board-level and shareholder strategic advisory designed to build or monetize long-term shareholder value.