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Mooreland Partners opens Silicon Valley office
Enhances West Coast coverage and expands into Clean Tech

Greenwich, CT – October 16, 2007 – Mooreland Partners, an information and communications technology focused investment banking firm, announced today the opening of its Silicon Valley office and the addition of a strong team of former SVB Alliant investment bankers. Mooreland’s Silicon Valley team, led by Rick Dalton and Charlie Bullock, will enhance the firm’s activities and presence on the West Coast of the U.S. and add to the breadth of the Mooreland’s investment banking experience in the technology sector while expanding Mooreland’s coverage into the clean tech sector.

“Our global clients will benefit dramatically from Mooreland adding a local presence in such a key technology market as Silicon Valley. Bringing onboard a high calibre team with a proven track record of delivering world class advisory services to both West Coast and international companies is a terrific step for Mooreland” said Holt Thrasher. “We are also very excited about building out our presence in the clean tech sector as this industry migrates from attractive early investment grade to a more mature stage, driven by a group of leading companies who are beginning to enhance their performance through strategic consolidation activity.”

Please meet our new Silicon Valley Team:

Silicon Valley Office Team

Richard T. Dalton

Rick joins Mooreland as Managing Director. Rick has over 20 years of experience in technology investment banking and finance. He has been involved in nearly 100 completed transactions, including a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private placements, leveraged recapitalizations, privatizations and restructuring. Prior to joining Mooreland, Rick was a managing director and Co-Head of SVB Alliant’s Global Hardware M&A Group. Prior to SVB Alliant, Rick was head of the Computer Infrastructure Group at Broadview International LLC where he specialized in providing M&A advice to producers of computer peripherals, storage, embedded systems and test and measurement instruments and production equipment. Prior to Broadview, Rick was a member of the U.S. corporate finance group of Robert Fleming Inc., an international merchant banking organization, and its Asian affiliate, Jardine Fleming. Prior to Fleming, Rick practiced public accounting with Touche, Ross & Co. Rick is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant. Email:

Charles E. Bullock

Charlie joins Mooreland as Managing Director. Charlie has been in investment banking for over 20 years, during which time he has been involved in over 100 completed domestic and cross-border transactions. Most recently at SVB Alliant, Charlie was a managing director and Co-Head of the Global Hardware M&A Group. His group was responsible for advisory services to clients in the semiconductor, components and clean energy sectors Prior to SVB Alliant, Charlie was a managing director of technology investment banking at CIBC World Markets and led the semiconductor and electronics banking practice. At CIBC, he completed a number of cross-border M&A transactions into Asia, Europe and Canada. Previously, Charlie was a senior member of the technology investment banking groups at both Paine Webber and Prudential Securities. Earlier in his career, Charlie was active in finance and management in the solar and renewable energy sectors. He received a BA from Swarthmore College and an MBA from USC. Email:

Paul Milek

Paul joins Mooreland as Principal. He brings over 13 years of experience in technology investment banking and finance. Prior to Mooreland, Paul was a principal with SVB Alliant’s Global Hardware M&A Group. Prior to SVB Alliant, Paul was a vice president with Broadview International LLC, where he specialized in M&A advisory in various technology industries including optical components, embedded systems and capital equipment.

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+1 (203) 629-4400

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