CKS Advisors is pleased to announce the addition of David Asmus as a Managing Director.  Asmus brings more than 35 years of professional experience in business transaction counseling to his clients. His experience includes advising buyers, sellers, equity investors, and financial institutions on mergers, acquisitions, succession planning, and related transitional matters.  He retired from his legal practice in January 2018.

Prior to joining CKS Advisors, Asmus was a partner in several St. Louis, Missouri law firms where he represented business ownership interests and local, regional and, national banks as well as commercial finance groups regarding a wide range of transactional matters. Over the course of his professional career he handled numerous complex M&A transactions as well as workout, restructuring, and reorganization matters for lenders and business interests.

Education: Asmus received his J.D. from St. Louis University and his B.A. from Saint Ambrose University in Iowa

David Asmus can be reached at or 480.909.4291