Firm Expands Advisory Board with Wall Street Veteran

BOSTON, September 19 , 2012 – Bowen Advisors, Inc., a Boston – based mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory firm focused on emerging and established technology companies, today announced that Paul Johnson has joined the firm’s Advisory Board.

“Paul has been a trusted friend and mentor for over a decade, and I am thrilled and honored that he is choosing to be part of our team,” said Paul Bowen, President and Founder of Bowen Advisors. “The insights he has gained over his 30 year career of investment banking and as an investor will be invaluable to our firm and our clients.”

“I have been very impressed by what Paul and the Bowen Advisors team have created over the last 10 years,” said Paul Johnson. “I believe Bowen Advisors is the ideal platform where I can contribute and ad d value to the organization and clients.

“The importance of strategic decision making is more critical now than at any time over the last 30 years that I have been in the business – the rewards for getting it right have never been greater. Conversely, if company executives and boards get it wrong, the consequences and market impact are often swift. Hiring the right advisor is crucial. Working with the Bowen team, my goal is to help them deliver advice that is crisp, clear, beyond reproach and most importantly, effective.”

Paul Johnson has 30 years of experience as an investment professional, having participated in more than 150 public investments, venture capital investments and investment banking transactions in his career. Paul founded Nicusa Capital, a long – short hedge fund, in January 2003, and prior to Nicusa, Paul was a Managing Director at Robertson Stephens, where he analyzed all sector s of the technology industry.

As an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, Paul has taught 25 courses since 1992 on securities analysis and value investing to more than 1200 students. His course material is online at

He is co – author of the best – selling book The Gorilla Game, Picking Winners in High Technology, which reached Business Week’s best seller list and was the number one best – selling investment book on Amazon .com for several weeks in 1998.

Institutional Investor magazine, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Smart Money, Red Herring, and Bloomberg have all ranked Paul as one of the top investment analysts in the country. Paul has an MBA in Finance from the Executive Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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.