Colt Luedde

Managing Director

Colt has 29 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

    • 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.

    • Frontier Terminal, LLC
      Has Been Acquired By

      Blueknight Energy Partners

    • 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

Recent Transactions

  • 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.

  • Frontier Terminal, LLC
    Has Been Acquired By

    Blueknight Energy Partners

  • 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