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Anthony D. Cassano


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Anthony has been a senior investment professional at Spire, serving as a Vice President and Principal since joining the firm in February 2009.  Anthony plays an active role in sourcing transactions, executing new investments and working alongside portfolio company investments at Spire.

Prior to joining Spire, Anthony served as an Associate for Citigroup’s Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Banking Group. While at Citigroup, Anthony worked with financial sponsors and Fortune 500 corporations across numerous industries. He advised clients on leveraged buyouts, hostile takeovers, takeover defenses, sellside auctions, and buyside and sellside negotiated transactions.

Anthony’s work experience also includes five years in Ernst & Young’s Assurance and Advisory Business Services division where he focused primarily on companies within the Technology Communications and Entertainment practice.

He received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelors of Business Administration from James Madison University. Anthony received his Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) designation in 2000.

Anthony is a Director of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., Surgent Professional Education, a former Director of Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc. and also served as a Board observer at Certiport, Inc. and Skymall, Inc.

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