Charles V. Aquino

Managing Director


Charles Aquino

Firm: Western Reserve Partners LLC
Address:200 Public Square
Suite 3750
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
United States of America
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Wed. 07:21


- KeyBanc Capital Markets
Senior Associate in the Consumer Group
- McDonald Investments, Inc.
Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group
- ING Barings LLC
Analyst in the Retail, Consumer and Leisure Services Group

- The Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
Board Member and Executive Committee Member
(previous President and Executive Committee Chair)
- John Carroll University Entrepreneurs Association
Member (previous member of the Programs Committee)
- The First Tee Organization (Cleveland Chapter)
Advisory Board Member (previous)
- United Way of Greater Cleveland
Executive Volunteer (previous)

- Boler School of Business at John Carroll University, B.S. in Finance with a minor in Economics (class valedictorian)

- Named as a Crain’s Cleveland Business “40 Under 40” Winner in 2011


Areas of Expertise


Main Focus: Investment Banking

  • Advisory Services in Chapter 11 Cases
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Business Services
  • Capital Raising
  • Consumer Products
  • Divestitures
  • Food & Beverage
  • International Transactions
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Partnerships
  • Leveraged Recapitalizations
  • Marketing Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Out-of-Court and Section 363 Sales
  • Private Equity and Joint Ventures
  • Private Placements of Equity
  • Private Placements of Senior and Subordinated Debt
  • Refinancing or Replacement of Existing Secured Indebtedness
  • Restaurants
  • Restructuring and Bankruptcy
  • Restructuring of Unsecured Debt and Raising of Equity Capital
  • Sell-Side and Buy-Side Advisory
  • Specialty Retail
  • Staffing Services
  • Valuations, Fairness Opinions and Solvency Opinions