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Herrera Partners Moves Offices

January 23, 2014

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Gilbert A. Herrera
Gilbert A. Herrera founded Herrera Partners in 1992 (Herrera Partners)

Herrera Partners has moved its offices, the private investment banking firm announced. The new address is 1010 Lamar, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77002-6318.

Founded by Gilbert A. Herrera in 1992, the longtime Houston fixture serves clients throughout the Southwest, with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity placements, restructuring advice, SEC compliance, and litigation support, among other services.

Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Herrera served as director of Coopers & Lybrand's Southwest region corporate finance group and was senior investment banker for Underwood, Neuhaus & Co. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a member of the Dean's Council for the McCombs School of Business and Executive Committee of the Chancellor's Council of the University of Texas System.

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The firm's other officers and consultants offer a wide range of legal expertise in the energy, telecommunications, food products and health-care markets.

J. Finley Biggerstaff, managing director of energy practice, was formerly with Enron Corp., where he helped with the disposition of the bankruptcy estate's largest assets. He is a graduate of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Consultant Harvey H. Cody III specializes in business strategy, mergers, valuations, acquisitions, due diligence and business plans. A former part owner, vice president, director and general counsel of midstream energy company Petro Source Investments Inc., he holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and a juris doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Ronnie Herrera, likewise a consultant, has extensive experience in the food service, retailing and distribution business, particularly in developing national brand initiatives, private-label programs and Hispanic-oriented markets. He holds an MBA in international business management from the University of Texas-Dallas, and an M.S. in hospitality and restaurant management from the University of North Texas.

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