CHICAGO & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust Wealth Management announced today it
has hired Dale Sands as a Director within its Business Advisory Services
practice. As a national resource, Sands will serve Northern Trust Wealth
Management across the country as a component of its comprehensive Wealth
Planning Advisory Services. He is based in Atlanta.
“We are pleased to welcome Dale to our Business Advisory Services
practice, an important element of Northern Trust’s ability to surround
clients with holistic advice,” said David Blowers, President, Wealth
Management National Services. “For many business owners and families,
their business is their most valued asset. Dale’s expertise on issues of
critical importance to business owners will meaningfully help our
clients achieve their goals.”
The Business Advisory Services practice provides business owners and
families with expert, objective advice whether they are building a
business or planning an ownership transition. The team of experienced
professionals focuses on pre-transaction and transaction consulting.
They offer a coordinated and comprehensive approach that includes
identifying, interviewing and advising on the selection of an external
investment banking merger and acquisition team to maximize transaction
proceeds and achieve the critical objectives of the business owner or
family. Pre-sale estate planning, corporate due diligence, liquidity
recapitalization and succession planning are also among the areas of
expertise within the practice, all of which are closely coordinated with
other Northern Trust Wealth Management specialists to ensure that
business, family and wealth plans are developed in the context of a
client’s goals and broader plans.
Sands has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking. He has
advised on hundreds of public and private debt and equity offerings,
merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, and general corporate
advisory assignments for both public and private companies in the U.S.
and abroad. His experience spans a broad range of industries, including
industrial, energy, retail and consumer, healthcare, technology and real
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Sands was a Managing Director of
SunTrust Bank’s GenSpring Family Offices, where he led the creation of
the firm’s Pre-Sale Planning Group and the delivery of its solutions to
business-owning clients. In this capacity, Sands led the coordination of
teams and execution across the GenSpring Family Office platform and the
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Investment Banking platform. Prior to joining
GenSpring, Sands was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions
Group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey for nearly 17 years.
Sands received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt
University, and an MBA from The University of North Carolina’s
Kenan-Flagler Business School. He has an active presence in the greater
Atlanta business and civic communities.
Sands is based in Northern Trust’s Atlanta office at 3282 Northside
Parkway, NW Suite 100.
Northern Trust Wealth Management offers holistic wealth
management services for affluent individuals and families, family
offices, foundations and endowments, and privately held businesses. It
is recognized for its innovative technology, service excellence and
depth of expertise and ranks among the top 10 U.S. wealth managers, with
$278.6 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018. The
Northern Trust Company is an Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of
wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to
corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded
in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in
20 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 23 locations in Canada,
Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of December 31,
2018, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$10.1
trillion, and assets under management of US$1.1 trillion. For more than
125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader
for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation.
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