Richard Eppel Joins Navidar in Austin

Navidar | November 3, 2015

AUSTIN, TX – Navidar is pleased to announce that Richard Eppel has joined the firm as a Managing Director focused on the technology, electronics, computer manufacturing, and scientific and engineering services sectors. Over the course of his career, Richard has advised CEO’s and owners of middle-market technology and services firms on value directed strategies that include strategic acquisitions and growth funding.

“We are pleased to welcome Richard to Navidar’s senior banking team,” noted Stephen Day, Managing Principal at Navidar. “Richard’s experience in senior operational and executive roles at both large and early stage firms enable him to deliver strategic value to a broad range of companies. Richard’s background helping emerging growth and middle market companies accelerate growth and improve profitability, enables him to deliver high value executive teams.

Before beginning his investment banking career, Richard served in senior operational and executive roles in large technology companies and several early-stage ventures and turnarounds. This included buying and selling companies as a principal. These positions provided considerable first-hand experience from managing operations in Fortune 100 companies to managing and leading start-up and emerging growth companies.

“Navidar was an excellent fit for me based on their global reach, extensive track record in working with both large and emerging companies, and reputation for providing thoughtful and high-value advice to their clients,” noted Richard. “I am excited about taking this next step with Navidar and building on their and our established presence in the Austin marketplace.” In his ongoing role as Managing Director at Denary LLC, Richard will continue to help companies accelerate value creation in preparation for a sale or recapitalization.

About Navidar

Navidar is an investment banking firm that provides businesses and investors in dynamic industries with strategic merger and acquisition advice, capital raising solutions and corporate advisory services. Navidar is focused on extending its local presence throughout the middle corridor of the U.S. and, in particular, in the cities of Austin, Denver, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and San Antonio. The firm focuses on SaaS software, e-commerce, business services, specialty manufacturing, and health care IT and technology companies. Navidar’s bankers have completed more than 300 transactions representing transaction volume of nearly $70 billion in M&A and capital raising, for both private and public companies, over the past 20 years. Navidar Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. To learn more about Navidar, please visit