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SAN DIEGO,  July 01, 2014Dean Colvin has been promoted to Managing Director and Valuation and Transaction Advisory Services Practice Leader at Cabrillo Advisors, LLC (“Cabrillo”).

Dean Colvin

“Mr. Colvin joined Cabrillo in July 2013 and has been instrumental in leading the practice and managing the strong growth of our firm, which can only happen with the trust our clients have shown in Dean and his team,” said Wade Hansen, Cabrillo Founder and Managing Director.

Mr. Colvin brings to Cabrillo nearly twenty years of valuation and transaction advisory service experience, serving both public and privately held companies. He has applied this experience on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, strategic planning, financial reporting, corporate tax planning, estate and gift tax, restructuring, portfolio valuation, employee stock ownership plans and litigation.

“I am very excited to be a part of Cabrillo,” said Mr. Colvin. “The company’s growth has been tremendous and I would like to thank our clients for the trust they have put in Cabrillo, as well as my team that works extremely hard to make sure we are serving our clients well and living up to their strong expectations.”

Prior to joining Cabrillo, Mr. Colvin was a Senior Vice President at FMV Opinions, where he was a leader in the firm’s Southern California Valuation and Advisory Services practice. Before FMV, he was a Vice President, officer and shareholder at Houlihan Lokey, where he managed valuation and transaction advisory assignments for a variety of purposes. Dean began his career in the Corporate Finance and Transaction Advisory Services practices of Ernst & Young and Deloitte.

Mr. Colvin earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Southern California and an MBA at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative (Series 7, 63 and 79).

Dean Colvin can be reached at 310-245-3105 (mobile), 858-452-9500 x 243 (office) or (


 About Cabrillo Advisors, LLC

Cabrillo Advisors LLC is a financial services firm which provides valuation, investment banking, and debt advisory services to clients across all industries. Cabrillo’s experienced team serves over 400 clients nationally every year, including venture and private-equity backed, as well as large private and publically held companies. Top attorneys, accountants, investors and business advisors rely on Cabrillo Advisors’ services to fulfill the needs of the companies they represent. For more information, please contact Dean Colvin ( or Wade Hansen ( You may also visit for additional information on these and other significant topics impacting your deal’s success.

Cabrillo Advisors is affiliated with Cabrillo Broker, LLC a FINRA registered broker-dealer and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Security Investors Protection Corporation (FINRA/SIPC)

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