Our primary focus is to apply our deep investment banking experience to help private business owners:

  • Maximize value in the sale or acquisition of a company
  • Grow companies by raising equity and debt capital
  • Achieve strategic goals by assisting companies on business plan formulation and financial modeling
  • Significant Experience

    Our team has transactional experience across various industries totaling over
    $20 billion for companies in North and South America, Europe and Australia.
  • Independent Advice

    Our advice is independent and not conflicted by other services such as trading or research.
  • Senior Level Attention

    We are focused on providing the highest quality advisory services to our clients and have a senior professional involved in every step of a transaction.
  • Customized Solutions

    Our broad experience allows us to offer customized solutions for our clients' corporate finance needs. We access our broad network of relationships within the financial community to optimize the outcome of transactions for our clients.

The leadership of M/Cap Advisors has executed over 50 transactions across 12 sectors in North and South America, Europe and Australia for early stage enterprises to Fortune 500 companies, including the following:

Bertram Michel Managing Director

Bertram Michel has over 28 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance in the United States and in Europe. Prior to focusing on the execution of investment banking transactions for middle-market companies, Mr. Michel was a Director in investment banking at Merrill Lynch in New York where he worked for 11 years. Mr. Michel has executed over 50 transactions for corporations in various industries, including telecommunications, media, technology, healthcare, financial services, retail, textile/apparel, general industrial, consumer products, steel, gaming, and power & energy, in North and South America, Europe and Australasia. Clients ranged from early stage enterprises to Fortune 500 companies. His experience spans mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Michel worked at Dresdner Bank.


Mr. Michel has been quoted in the press, a guest lecturer at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and a member of the Los Angeles Committee on Foreign Relations. Mr. Michel holds a BA in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California where he graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma business honors.

Bertram Michel Managing Director
M/Cap Advisors

222 N. Pacific Coast Highway Suite 2000
El Segundo, CA 90245

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