06.11.2012 Cornerstone Angels Announces Credit Suisse as new Corporate Sponsor

Northbrook, IL (June 11, 2012) – Cornerstone Angels, a private membership-based investment network of high net-worth individuals and families has announced the addition of Credit Suisse as a new corporate sponsor and partner.

According to Cornerstone Angels Founder and Managing Director Michael C. Gruber, “Credit Suisse is a great addition to our organization.  The firm has had an extensive history in managing wealth for successful families, and for providing great advice and financial capabilities to entrepreneurs and their companies.  We look to take advantage of being able to leverage the resources of their global capabilities, along with the strong support of their local Chicago-based professionals.”

Credit Suisse is a Swiss multinational financial services company headquartered in Zurich, with more than 250 branches in Switzerland and operations in more than 50 countries. The bank is organized into three divisions, Investment Banking, Private Banking, and Asset Management.  Credit Suisse is one of the Top 5 largest managers of wealth globally measured by assets under management.  The company has both a Northbrook and Chicago office within IL.

Cornerstone Angels through its strong relationships attracts in excess of 250 deals annually for investment consideration.  The group will lead as well as co-invest alongside other parties.  Cornerstone has already participated in 5 financings to date in 2012.  Cornerstone’s 26 portfolio companies have raised in excess of $1.5 Billion in aggregate capital.

Cornerstone Angels meets on a monthly basis By Invitation Only in Chicago, IL, while attracting investor and company interest and participation nationwide.

About Cornerstone Angels

Cornerstone Angels is a private membership-based investment organization composed of successful executives, entrepreneurs, and investors who seek to provide financial capital and mentorship to early-stage companies.  Cornerstone has a portfolio of over 26 companies in which its members have invested.

Cornerstone Angels looks to expand its relationships and partnerships with select investors and service companies where strong value can be provided to both our companies as well as our investor members.

Cornerstone has recently re-opened up its private membership to a select group of individuals and families for participation.


Contact: Michael C. Gruber, 847.739.0100, michael@cornerstoneangels.com



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