Mr. Chameli is a Managing Director with EdgePoint Capital Advisors. In this role, he is primarily responsible for managing the execution of merger and acquisition and financing transactions.
With nearly twenty years of diversified financial advisory experience, Mr. Chameli offers a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary perspective on transactional practice. He has advised both privately-held and publicly-traded companies, in a spectrum of industrial end markets, on merger and acquisition and capital structure alternatives. His experience includes work in the transportation and infrastructure, rail products and services, automotive, metals, capital equipment, industrial service, and engineered product industries.
Prior to joining EdgePoint, Mr. Chameli worked as a middle market investment banker at Plante Moran Corporate Finance, where he executed industrial merger and acquisition and financing transactions. Prior to PMCF, Mr. Chameli was a member of the Corporate Development department of Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB), a $3 billion manufacturer of engineered products for the locomotive, freight, and transit rail industry. In this role, he managed the identification, pursuit, and structuring of domestic and cross-border acquisitions and joint venture arrangements. Before his work at Wabtec, Mr. Chameli was an investment banker at a boutique firm in Chicago, focused on middle market industrial transactions.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Chameli worked as a financial due diligence advisor, advising strategic corporations and private equity firms on buy-side transactions, as well as a tax attorney.
Mr. Chameli earned a law degree from the State University of New York School of Law and an MBA / BBA from St. Bonaventure University. He is a licensed securities representative, holding the Series 79 and 63 registrations, as well as a licensed (inactive) attorney and CPA in the State of New York.