Peter J. Lieberman

Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP

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Peter Lieberman, Managing Director, Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP

Pete is responsible for managing transaction and business development activities for Schneider Downs Corporate Finance’s middle market investment banking practice. Over the course of Pete’s 16-year investment banking career, he has advised a broad variety of clients, ranging from multi-national public companies to individuals seeking to acquire their first business on mergers and acquisitions, regarding mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate finance consulting assignments. This work has spanned numerous industries, with particular emphasis on engineered products manufacturing, energy and natural resources, metals, business and industrial services, consumer products and food processing. He has extensive transaction experience in mergers and acquisitions, the private placement of corporate debt and equity, the placement of asset-backed securities and in bank loan syndication.

Some of Pete’s notable assignments have included the sale of Snap-tite, Inc. to Parker Hannifin; the sale of Conveyor Services Corp. to Fenner PLC; the sale of SD Engineers to Siemens; the sale of Chapel Steel Corporation to Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.; and the management buyout of Resco Products, Inc.

Pete joined Schneider Downs Corporate Finance in 2006. Prior to joining Schneider Downs, he was a Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group of PNC Capital Markets. Prior to joining PNC, Pete was a business reporter for two Pittsburgh daily newspapers.

Pete is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth.

M.B.A. - Finance and Strategy, Indiana University School of Business, Bloomington, IN

B.A. - Political Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

Professional Licenses

  • FINRA Series 7, Series 24 and Series 63 Securities Licenses

Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, LP is a registered broker/dealer.


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