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BTS Welcomes New Associate

Matt Moynihan has joined the Business Transition Strategies team as an M&A advisor and sales associate.

Matt’s career has focused on the Electronic Materials market which develops and produces materials used in the semiconductor and electronics industry. He comes to the new role with over 25 years’ experience in various leadership roles including R&D, Engineering, Marketing, Profit/Loss General Management and Mergers, Acquisitions and Integrations (MA&I). 

Matt has been part of three different MA&I transitions himself where he assisted and/or led due diligence, negotiations and post merge integration efforts for his business and support functions.   

“We are very pleased to have Matt join our team and use his diverse business experience in his new role,” said John Howe, director of BTS.” Matt will be working with owners of businesses who seek to exit their enterprises through a sale.”

Matt holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson University and a BS in Chemical Engineering from University of New Hampshire.

A resident of south western Maine, Matt is an avid skier and serves on the ski patrol at Sunday River.

Business Transition Strategies, with offices in Concord, NH and Andover, Mass., works with owners of private companies in the lower mid-market largely within New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.

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