Heritage Capital Group is pleased to announce that Bert Tenenbaum has joined the firm as a principal. Bert’s primary focus will be advising clients in metals, distribution, and logistics businesses on merger and acquisition transactions. Bert has 40 years of leadership and management experience in metals distribution, working for both private and public companies.
Bert’s family owned Savannah, Georgia-based Chatham Steel Corporation, one of the South’s largest metal distribution companies. Chatham Steel was purchased by Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company in 1998, and Bert was appointed president in 2003 and served until 2015.
Over his career, Bert was actively involved nationally in the metals industry, serving as president of the Florida and Southern chapters of the Metal Service Center Institute (MSCI), the industry’s largest trade association. In addition to serving on the national board of the MSCI, he served as chairman of the Plates and Shapes Division of the MSCI and was an active member of the Membership and Chapter Development Committees. Bert also served as a board member of the North America Steel Alliance, an $8 billion buying cooperative.
“With 40 years of experience in the metals distribution business, I was looking for a way to help those in the distribution business meet their exit or growth strategies. After learning about the depth and breadth of Heritage and its 40 plus years of extensive and successful M&A activity, I was fortunate to join their team of experienced professionals who will assist me in helping my clients meet their goals.”
“We’re very pleased to have a professional as experienced as Bert join our team,” said Don Wiggins, president. “He is highly qualified for this position as an experienced leader, whose knowledge of the metals industry will be invaluable to help our clients execute their business strategy.”
Heritage Capital Group is an investment banking and financial advisory firm serving middle-market and emerging growth companies in the U.S. and worldwide. For 40 years, Heritage has provided objective advice to private companies in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; business valuations; debt and equity capital raises; corporate restructurings; and financial and strategic advisory services focused on enhancing the value of business enterprises. Heritage Capital Group is a FINRA registered broker-dealer and the Florida, USA member firm of Oaklins, the world’s most experienced mid-market M&A advisor.