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Leslie Pfrang

Leslie Pfrang

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Class V Group

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Class V Group

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Class V Group is an IPO and capital markets advisory firm for private and public companies. Class V Group serves as aide de camp to company management leveraging our unparalleled IPO experience to reduce costs, offer strategic advice based on first-hand experience, minimize challenges and speed the process from pre-banker selection through the first public company earnings release. We help public companies contemplating follow-on offerings evaluate their options and make informed decisions. For already public companies facing complex public market issues including crisis, perception, valuation and liquidity challenges, we help management develop, communicate and execute a multi-disciplined strategy and get back on track.

Leslie is a Principal leading Class V Group's East coast IPO and public company consulting practice.

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Ernst & Young

CPA Audit

Planned and conducted audits including review and evaluation of accounting systems and controls and prepared financial reports, audit letters and opinions. Managed client relationships and audit staff.

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Credit Suisse First Boston

Vice President

Investment banker responsible for business development, structuring and execution for all corporate finance transactions across client capital structures and M&A. Led execution of key franchise transactions including the Snapple Beverage IPO, the Constellation Brands IPO and advisor to American Cyanamid on AHP $ 9.7 billion hostile takeover and spin-off of Cytec Industries.

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King & Spalding

Securities Attorney

Securities attorney leading landmark transactions including the leveraged buyout of Blue Bird Corp. by MLCP, the largest LBO of the year, Chartered Medical exchange offer and pre-packaged bankruptcy plan, and Medaphis and Monk-Austin IPO’s.

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Deutsche Bank Securities

Managing Director

Global Markets Equity, North American Institutional Clients Group Executive Committee and Global Markets Institutional Client Group Desk Head.
Built top ranked institutional investor specialist sales team.
Originated and executed franchise book run technology transactions and achieving the #1 ranking in technology U.S. equity capital markets as of September 2012 with the most book run transactions.
Member Capital Markets Equity Commitment Committee.
Global Research Sales Executive Committee.
Led CIB integration of Global Markets and Global investment Banking for North America Global Markets ICG, leading ten cross platform teams to capture > $ 250 mln of incremental revenue opportunity.

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Credit Suisse First Boston

Managing Director

CSFB Technology Group.
Led distribution of all transactions for #1 ranked technology investment banking franchise from 1998 to 2004 and built # 1 ranked II specialist team.
Dominated institutional sales poles including consistent # 1 II ranking in Technology specialist sales.
Successfully led sales execution of hundreds of technology IPOs and follow-on offerings on the CS platform.
Top ranked relationship manager cross selling all products to 15 top global institutional and hedge fund accounts.
Member of the Capital Markets Equity Commitment Committee, Research Management Committee, Hedge Fund Steering Committee.
Selected to develop and lead CS cross sell strategy and training program, to represent Equity Division at Credit Suisse Global Leadership forum in Zurich Switzerland, for board training and service by CS Foundation and as one of three senior MDs managing CSFB’s $ 700 million Pension Fund.

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Deutsche Bank Securities

Director

Institutional equity sales. Led some of the most exciting technology IPOs during that time including the AMZN IPO. Recruited to follow the Technology Investment Banking Group from Deutsche Bank to Credit Suisse in 1998.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MBA/JD with honors, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law

University of Maryland College Park

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Magna Cum Laude, Accounting