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Managing Director

George Reider

George joined Fifth Third in 2019 and is a Managing Director with Fifth Third’s Industrials Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). He has over 25 years of experience in M&A and operations and specializes in working with privately held and publicly owned businesses within the industrials, distribution, and services sectors, and primarily focuses on M&A advisory, corporate divestitures, and capital raises. Before joining FTS, George was as an Executive Vice President at a large middle market company where he was responsible for overseeing mergers & acquisitions and operations. Prior to that, George held various roles in banking and engineering/operations at another large financial institution and a top-tier automotive OEM. George received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University. As part of his MBA, he also completed an International Management program at WHU - The Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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