May 17, 2021

Northborne Partners Announces New Managing Director

Eric Nicholson Joins Northborne Partners

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, May 17, 2021 – Northborne Partners is pleased to announce that Eric Nicholson has joined Northborne as a Managing Director. Eric brings nearly three decades of M&A experience, a tremendous investment banking skill set and the highest integrity to Northborne. Prior to joining Northborne, Eric was a senior investment banker at Piper Jaffray and a partner at Greene Holcomb & Fisher, a national investment banking boutique with offices in Minneapolis, Seattle, Atlanta and Phoenix (“GHF”). After BMO acquired GHF, Eric became Head of BMO Middle Market M&A. Eric started his career as a corporate attorney at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis. Eric received a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School and a BA from Carleton College. He has served on the adjunct faculty at the University of Minnesota Law School, the board of directors of the Wilder Foundation, and as a discussion leader for the Anderson Center for Management and Leadership Development.

Regarding Eric’s joining the firm, Paul Jevnick, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Northborne commented, “We’re delighted that Eric is joining our team. He brings a wealth of experience and a client-first approach that fits squarely with the Northborne culture. Plus, we all have years of experience working together with Eric, so it’s a perfect, natural fit.”

Eric added, “Northborne has quickly established itself as a ‘go-to’ investment bank for middle market business owners seeking an experienced, focused and sophisticated advisor in the sale of their businesses. I’m humbled by the opportunity to join the team.”

Northborne Partners is a preeminent middle market investment banking firm focused on providing sell-side M&A advisory services to privately held companies in the food & consumer, healthcare and industrials sectors, among others. Northborne Partners is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and provides M&A advisory services nationwide.


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