Colt Luedde

Managing Director

Colt has more than 25 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 on the board of the Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Recent Transactions

    • 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.

    • TriStar Global Energy Solutions, Inc.
      has completed a majority recapitalization with

      Thompson Street Capital Partners

    • Arlington International Aviation Products, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Fastener Distribution Holdings

Recent Transactions

  • 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.

  • TriStar Global Energy Solutions, Inc.
    has completed a majority recapitalization with

    Thompson Street Capital Partners

  • Arlington International Aviation Products, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Fastener Distribution Holdings