Schenck M&A Solutions: Announces change to Taureau Group
Greg Barber, CPA
President/CEO, Schenck SC
Ann Hanna, MBA, CPA
Managing Director, Taureau Group
WISCONSIN –Schenck SC along with the managing directors of Schenck M&A Solutions are proud to announce an innovative new entity concept which entails a new ownership structure and name change. The newly formed entity is called Taureau Group LLC, and is structured as an independently owned corporation owned by Schenck SC, Ann Hanna and Corey Vanderpoel. Hanna and Vanderpoel are both managing directors of Taureau Group and former managing directors of Schenck M&A Solutions.
Under its new structure, name and brand identity, Taureau Group will continue to provide full-service merger and acquisition services to guide privately held, middle-market companies through a complete transaction process. Since 2015, the team has completed 24 transactions for approximately $500 million in aggregate transaction value.
“Taureau Group was formed as a full-service boutique investment banking practice, able to leverage the strength, discipline and resources of Schenck SC, a major consulting and CPA firm, to provide clients a broader service offering and tax expertise,” said Ann Hanna, chief managing director of Taureau Group. “It also provides additional professional growth opportunities for our team members as well as Schenck’s.”
Under the new ownership structure, the same team will continue providing M&A advisory services from their location within the Schenck office, 11414 West Park Place, Suite 200, in Milwaukee.
“Under the leadership of Ann Hanna and Corey Vanderpoel, our M&A practice has excelled to assist owners connect with the best aligned buyers or sellers of businesses and oversee the execution of entire complex transactions,” said Greg Barber, CPA, president/CEO of Schenck. “We look forward to continuing to support Ann, Corey and their team as they continue to build this very special practice under Taureau Group.”
“Our investment banking professionals are driven by a sincere desire to see our clients succeed,” said Corey Vanderpoel, managing director of Taureau Group. “The new entity provides opportunities to better service our markets and clients, and we expect the transition to be seamless.”
Through its continued affiliation with Schenck, Taureau Group will leverage the tax planning, transaction and strategy support resources of Schenck SC.