Episode 24 - Exploring the Intersection of Finance and Innovation

Feb 21, 03:40 PM

In this episode of The Gage, host Sean Kiernan interviews Ted Brombach, founding partner at XMS Capital Partners. Ted shares his background and explains XMS role as an investment banking asset management and merchant banking firm. They discuss M&A advisory services, capital raising for companies and Ted also talks about how XMS works with alternative asset managers to create new financial products.

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About Ted Brombach

Ted Brombach is a founding partner of XMS Capital Partners and has over 30 years of investment banking experience in Chicago, New York and London. Prior to founding XMS Capital Partners, Ted was co-head of Investment Banking in the Midwest at Morgan Stanley. While in New York, Ted worked in the Firm’s M&A Group and Restructuring Group, and was a founding member of the Financial Sponsors Group.

Ted has been cited as one of the top “industrial” bankers in the country and works across a number of industry verticals. He is on the Board of Directors of RiverWood Bank and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and received his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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[00:02:39] Trends in Bitcoin mining.

[00:05:05] The next halvening.

[00:08:04] Risk management controls in mining.

[00:12:06] Bitcoin and renewable energy.

[00:14:05] Bitcoin and renewable energy.

[00:18:39] Changes in financial services.

[00:21:03] Chinese economy and U.S. GDP.