Colt Luedde

Managing Director

Colt has 30 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. Throughout his career, Colt has completed approximately 200 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 sectors of the economy.  He has also worked extensively in other sectors such as aerospace, business services and consumer. Colt serves on the board of, 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

    • McDaniel Metals
      Has Completed a Majority Recapitalization With

      TCP Capital Partners

    • Action Equipment & Scaffold Company, Inc. and Waco Scaffolding & Equipment Company
      Have Completed a Majority Recapitalization With

      Gemini Investors

    • Griffin Dewatering Corporation
      Has Been Acquired By

      Crossplane Capital

    • Quest Design & Fabrication, LLC Quest Architectural Millwork, LLC
      Has Been Acquired By

      UFP Industries

    • TriStar Global Energy Solutions, Inc.
      has divested TriStar PetroServ and Global Vapor Control to

      HydroChemPSC

    • John M. Floyd & Associates, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc.

Recent Transactions

  • McDaniel Metals
    Has Completed a Majority Recapitalization With

    TCP Capital Partners

  • Action Equipment & Scaffold Company, Inc. and Waco Scaffolding & Equipment Company
    Have Completed a Majority Recapitalization With

    Gemini Investors

  • Griffin Dewatering Corporation
    Has Been Acquired By

    Crossplane Capital

  • Quest Design & Fabrication, LLC Quest Architectural Millwork, LLC
    Has Been Acquired By

    UFP Industries

  • TriStar Global Energy Solutions, Inc.
    has divested TriStar PetroServ and Global Vapor Control to

    HydroChemPSC

  • John M. Floyd & Associates, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc.