GulfStar Group Promotes Alex Pette to Vice President and Andrew Winters to Associate

HOUSTON, December 17, 2019 – GulfStar Group (GulfStar), a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston, is pleased to announce the promotions of Alex Pette to vice president and Andrew Winters to associate. 

Alex joined GulfStar as an analyst in 2014 from Navigant Consulting, where he worked as a senior consultant in the Disputes & Investigations Practice. While at Navigant, he performed business interruption and property damage analyses for large oil and gas clients with a focus on midstream transportation and refinery services. Previously, Alex completed a summer internship program at RBS Investment Bank, where he provided financial valuations for the mergers and acquisitions team. 

Andrew joined GulfStar as an analyst in 2018 from Wells Fargo, where he worked as a financial analyst in the Corporate Banking Group and executed deals within a variety of sectors, including airlines, defense and aerospace, engineering and construction, paper and packaging, and specialty chemicals. Previously, Andrew completed corporate finance internships at Natural Resource Partners and Crown Castle International. 

"These promotions are well-deserved recognition of the meaningful achievements and visible contributions that Alex and Andrew have made to the firm over the past several years," said Scott Winship, managing director of GulfStar. “The partners of GulfStar look forward to their continued growth and success in these new roles.” 

About GulfStar Group
GulfStar is a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston. GulfStar specializes in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, institutional private placements of equity and debt, and general corporate finance advisory services to companies with revenues or enterprise values generally ranging from $25 million to $350 million. Since its formation in 1990, GulfStar has completed nearly 700 transactions in 35 states and 16 foreign countries across a variety of industries.