Alan J. Blackburn

Managing Director

Alan has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking. Prior to joining GulfStar in 2006, he was most recently a managing director at Growth Capital Partners, a middle-market investment bank, where he was responsible for the firm’s oilfield services practice as well as its private equity sponsors group. Prior to joining GCP, Alan spent 16 years in Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group in Houston, focusing primarily on the energy and construction materials industries. He has also worked in investment banking with CIBC World Markets Corp. and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Previously, Alan was an associate with the international management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he focused on clients in the oilfield service and equipment industry. He also served as a CPA with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells.

Recent Transactions

    • Connectivity Source
      Has Completed a Senior Debt Financing With

      Texas Capital Bank and acquired 37 retail locations from United Cellular

    • T&T Engineering Services, Inc.
      Has Been Acquired By

      Schlumberger

    • The Artex Group, LLC
      has been acquired by

      National Oilwell Varco

    • L.F. Manufacturing, Inc.
      has completed a majority recapitalization with

      Dos Rios Partners, L.P.

    • RWI Construction, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Lone Star Investment Advisors

    • Diversified Well Logging
      Has completed a majority recapitalization with

      Rock Hill Capital Group

Recent Transactions

  • Connectivity Source
    Has Completed a Senior Debt Financing With

    Texas Capital Bank and acquired 37 retail locations from United Cellular

  • T&T Engineering Services, Inc.
    Has Been Acquired By

    Schlumberger

  • The Artex Group, LLC
    has been acquired by

    National Oilwell Varco

  • L.F. Manufacturing, Inc.
    has completed a majority recapitalization with

    Dos Rios Partners, L.P.

  • RWI Construction, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Lone Star Investment Advisors

  • Diversified Well Logging
    Has completed a majority recapitalization with

    Rock Hill Capital Group