Continued Strategic Expansion of Investment Banking Platform

BOSTON, January 15, 2013 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston-based mergers & acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, today announced that it has hired Bob Cronin as Managing Director.

“Bob founded and spent 15 years growing a successful investment banking boutique and I am thrilled to have a banker of his caliber join our team to enable us to build our franchise,” said Paul Bowen, President and Founder of Bowen Advisors. “As we continue to expand our platform, his relationships and experience will strengthen our ability to help our clients succeed.”

Bob Cronin added, “I am excited to be joining a technology-focused firm that has built a team of senior bankers with strong client relationships and deep industry expertise. My experience in working with a wide range of technology companies will complement the firm’s exceptional domain knowledge in the software, digital media and networking sectors, and extend the Bowen platform into new growth technology sectors.”

In his more than 20 years as an investment banker, Bob has worked with a broad range of emerging growth technology companies including software, hardware, Internet and technology-leveraged service companies. During this time, Mr. Cronin has developed extensive M&A and private capital raising execution capabilities that are at the core of Bowen Advisors’ commitment to growth technology companies and the firm’s dedication to offering senior expertise to its clients. Over the last several years, Mr. Cronin has extended his practice to include technology and service companies that deliver energy efficiency, business process optimization and analytics solutions, providing a powerful complement to Bowen Advisors’ experience. Bob joins Bowen Advisors from Stonebridge Associates, LLC, a middle-market investment bank which he co-founded and spent more than 15 years as a Managing Director in charge of the firm’s technology practice group.

Mr. Cronin received his M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, where he was named an Edward Tuck Scholar and a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Bob is an advisory director to Harbor Light Capital Partners and Marlborough Street Partners and a former board member of ACG Boston. He is registered with FINRA and is qualified as a General Securities Representative.

About Bowen Advisors

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Boston, Bowen Advisors is a leading investment banking advisory firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of emerging and established technology companies. We provide sellside and buyside M&A, private placement and strategic advisory services to leading technology companies across a range of sectors and geographies. Bowen Advisors provides each client with a unique, strategy-driven approach designed to maximize successful outcomes. Our proven execution skills, complemented by deep domain knowledge and industry contacts, directly benefit each client engagement. Bowen Advisors’ teams are led by senior professionals that combine extensive industry, M&A and capital markets expertise for both public and private companies.