Venture capital investment bank Garage Technology Ventures plans to announce on Monday that it has expanded its mergers and acquisitions practice. Alex Bernstein has been named to head the company's M&A advisory services. Previously, Bernstein worked at investment banking firm C.E. Unterberg Towbin.
Mark Mansfield has also been hired to coordinate entrepreneurial and investor activities in Southern California. Mansfield was the co-founder of Southern California investment bank Meridian Capital Group, which was sold to E*Trade Financial's E*Offerings Group.