Wednesday, January 23, 2013

CEA Capital Advisors Names Bruce Raben, Bill Lisecky, Jim Irvine, Andrew Bracy and Paul Conway

CEA Capital Advisors announced the formation of CEA Capital Advisors, a new firm focused on advisory and merchant banking opportunities, consulting and investment opportunities in the TMT, marketing services, content, internet, consumer, energy and finance sectors, with industry veterans Bruce Raben, who formerly held senior management positions at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Jefferies and CIBC World Markets, and Bill Lisecky, the former managing director and head of media & entertainment investment banking at CIBC World Markets and Oppenheimer & Co.

Also joining the firm will be Jim Irvine, senior managing director, Andrew Bracy, executive director, and Paul Conway, a senior advisor focused on entertainment and China related projects.

Irvine successfully ran the private placement group for Oppenheimer from 2002 to 2012 and Conway recently served as the CEO of Search Media Holdings. -Business Wire