St. Louis, Aug. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Butcher Joseph Hayes, LLC, a St Louis based Middle Market Investment Banking Firm that focuses on providing advisory services to companies with revenues of $10- $250 million, announces their participation as a sponsor of the Heart of America Chapter of the ESOP Association's 13th annual Fall ESOP Conference.  Butcher Joseph Hayes provides financial advisory services, which include mergers and acquisitions and capital raises (both equity and debt) and they have deep experience and focus in ESOP related transactions.

The event takes place Aug 22nd, 2012 at the Kaufmann Conference Center in Kansas City, MO.

"As a firm that advises companies on the full or partial sale to an ESOP, Butcher Joseph Hayes is proud to support the Heart of America Chapter of the ESOP Association," said Ray Tarasi, Director of Marketing at Butcher Joseph Hayes. 

The Heart of America Chapter is one of the 18 ESOP Association Chapters across the United States.

Butcher Joseph Hayes has coverage in Chicago, Washington DC, Pittsburgh and Charlotte, NC.  In addition to providing advisory services to companies and owners who would like to sell to an ESOP, they also work with companies that are owned by an ESOP and are looking to create full or partial liquidity for diversification.  With over $1.5b in successfully completed ESOP deals, Butcher Joseph Hayes is known as a leader in the ESOP advisory field.  

Ray Tarasi
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Butcher Joseph Hayes
7701 Forsyth Blvd, suite 850
Clayton, MO 63105
PH: 314-558-5117