September 09, 2015

CEDIA Capital Summit 2015 Announced

Emerging Trends, Investment and M&A Opportunities in the Custom Installation Sector

Intrepid Investment Bankers and Stiernberg Consulting Partner to Present The CEDIA Capital Summit 2015, a Global Audio, Video and Home Technology Tradeshow
Los Angeles, CA - September 9, 2015... 

Intrepid Investment Bankers, a leading middle-market investment bank and an active M&A advisor in the Consumer Electronics sector, and Stiernberg Consulting, a consulting firm providing business development services in planning, market intelligence, and M&A advisory, today announced that they will co-host the second annual Capital Summit @CEDIA EXPO.
Attendees will hear from a panel that includes private equity firms, prominent CEDIA members and C-level executives on pertinent industry issues, such as:

  • How is the growing connected home trend driving investment in the sector?
  • How are companies being valued in the current market?
  • How are traditional CEDIA players repositioning themselves in a changing marketplace?
  • What emerging technologies are on the radar for investment?
  • Lessons learned in owning, operating, buying and selling companies in the industry. 

Our distinguished group of panelists and presenters include:

  • Paul Jacobs, President and CEO,Klipsch Group, Inc., designer, manufacturer and distributor of loudspeakers for audio, multi-media and home theater products for consumer and professional applications. Mr. Jacobs is also a 2014 inductee into the Dealerscope Hall of Fame.
  • LeGrand Lewis, Chairman, weBoost, Inc. (formerly known as Wilson Electronics), designer and manufacturer of products that provide unparalleled cellular connectivity solutions for the car, home, workplace and machine-to-machine connections. Mr. Lewis is also Managing Director of Sorenson Capital, a Utah-based middle-market private equity firm that was founded in 2003.
  • Itai Ben-Gal, CEO and Co-Founder, On Controls, a premier cloud-enabled automation system for professional integrators and winner of the 2014 CES Control Product of the Year. Mr. Ben-Gal is also a member of the Consumer Electronics Association Home and Technology Board.
  • Gary Rabishaw, Managing Director and Head of Consumer & Professional Electronics practice, Intrepid Investment Bankers, a specialty investment bank that provides M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory services to middle-market companies across various industry sectors. 
  • John Stiernberg, President and Founder, Stiernberg Consulting, a firm providing business development services in three primary areas: Planning, Market Intelligence, and M&A advisory work.
  • Adam Abramowitz, Senior Vice President and Co-Head of Consumer & Professional Electronics, Intrepid Investment Bankers.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 14 2:30-5:15 p.m.
Where: The Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Room C140 - Dallas, Texas

Registered Capital Summit attendees will have full access to the annual keynote, networking reception and exhibit floor. For a complete schedule, click here. To register for the event, click here.
For more information contact Gary Rabishaw at 310-478-9000 or, or John Stiernberg at 818-784-8618 or
Media contacts:
Andreea Popa
Director of Marketing & Communications, Intrepid Investment Bankers
T 310-478-9000
Daniel Keller
CEO, Get It In Writing
T 562-201-2429


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