Colt Luedde

Managing Director

Colt has 27 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience.  Throughout his career, Colt has completed more than 100 merger and acquisition transactions helping entrepreneurs obtain liquidity via the sale of their business to either a strategic buyer or to a private equity firm.  In addition, he has completed numerous merger and acquisition advisory assignments helping business owners expand their business by acquiring other companies and, in many cases, has also raised the capital required to complete the acquisition via the private placement of both equity and debt.  He has deep transactional experience advising the owners of manufacturing, distribution, service and software businesses in the industrial and energy (downstream, midstream and upstream) and sectors of the economy.  He has also worked extensively in other sectors such as aerospace, business services and consumer. Colt serves on the board and is a past-president of the Association for Corporate Growth (Houston Chapter). Additionally, he is a former board member of the Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Recent Transactions

    • Perennial Environmental Services, LLC
      Has Been Acquired By

      Applied-Cleveland Holdings, Inc.

    • PitStop Fuels, Inc.
      Has Been Acquired By

      Stone Road Energy, LLC

    • Utegration, Inc.
      has completed a majority recapitalization with

      Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners

    • ParFab Companies
      Has Completed a Recapitalization With

      Trive Capital

    • The Infinity Group
      Has Been Acquired By

      Wood Group

    • QIC, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      RINA Services S.p.A.

Recent Transactions

  • Perennial Environmental Services, LLC
    Has Been Acquired By

    Applied-Cleveland Holdings, Inc.

  • PitStop Fuels, Inc.
    Has Been Acquired By

    Stone Road Energy, LLC

  • Utegration, Inc.
    has completed a majority recapitalization with

    Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners

  • ParFab Companies
    Has Completed a Recapitalization With

    Trive Capital

  • The Infinity Group
    Has Been Acquired By

    Wood Group

  • QIC, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    RINA Services S.p.A.