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Craig Dickens

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Craig Dickens is a Partner with CDI Global North America in the Seattle-Tacoma office.

Craig is a true serial entrepreneur, CEO, Certified M&A advisor, Investment Banker, and Angel Investor. Craig has started or acquired 14 businesses across diverse sectors as well as executed 22 add-on acquisitions within those companies creating over $600mm in enterprise value. Craig graduated from the University of New Hampshire and went on to attend Babson College's top-ranked Entrepreneurial MBA Program. Craig holds series 24, 82 and 63 securities licenses and specializes in Sell-Side M&A, Institutional, private debt and equity placements. 

As an M&A advisor and investment banker Craig has unlocked the code to finding greater value for many companies and their owners through the Grow Fast & Exit Profitably! methodology as well as pioneering the M&A 2.0 process. Having participated in virtually every kind of business dynamic from start-up to IPO, merger to acquisition, he now serves as CEO and Founder of Merit Investment Bank, a boutique M&A, Investment Banking & Advisory firm and Broker-Dealer with offices Nationwide and Western USA CDI Global Office.

Craig serves as a Management Committee member of CDI Global.

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