Patrick Galleher joins Boxwood Partners, LLC

Former CEO Joins Growing M&A Firm in Richmond, VA; Targets International Expansion. 

RICHMOND, VA (MARCH 15, 2008): Boxwood Partners, LLC announces that Patrick Galleher has joined as a Managing Director and Partner at the firm. “We are very fortunate to have Patrick on our team,” said Bobby Morris, founder and Managing Director of Boxwood Partners. “He brings a unique combination of international business development, M&A, operating, and strategic execution skills to our firm.” Prior to joining Boxwood, Galleher was the Chief Executive Officer of WILink plc (now known as PrecisionIR Group), an international investor relations and webcasting communications business with operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Continental Europe, and Sweden. Patrick was Chief Operating Officer at the time WILink went public on the London Stock Exchange, and led and integrated five acquisitions to expand the Company’s capabilities and client base. In 2006, he successfully led the Company through a public-to-private sale to a NY-based private equity group. 

“There are substantial opportunities in mid-market M&A, particularly when you look at the international aspect of the business,” said Galleher, “Only a handful of firms have the skills and experience to advise on and market Trans-Atlantic deals. We have the relationships and resources in place to do so, and will aggressively pursue these opportunities.” 

Boxwood Partners is currently working on a number of active engagements and anticipates strong continued growth over the next several years. The firm intends to open offices in London and San Francisco by 2009. 


About Boxwood Partners, LLC: 

Boxwood Partners (www.boxwoodpartnersllc.com), together with its affiliate Boxwood Capital Partners, is an integrated mid-market investment banking and private investment management firm based in Richmond, VA. Boxwood Partners combines a unique blend of senior-level transaction advisory, business operating experience, and proven process execution skills to give our clients a distinct advantage in the market. The firm’s extensive relationships within the global capital and buyer communities (including U.S. and international private equity groups, corporations, hedge funds, and lenders) and other important transaction-related service providers such as consultants, attorneys, and accountants ensure that the firm’s clients receive the attention and service they deserve. 

Contact: Bobby Morris 
Phone: (804) 343-3442 
bmorris@boxwoodpartnersllc.com

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