Industrials and Energy Investment Banking

M&A Overview

Since 1982, our team of investment bankers has advised numerous clients in the energy sector with M&A and corporate finance services. Recognizing the growing demand for our activities in this sector, we formed the Industrials & Energy industry practice group to better serve our clients.

Our team consists of Bankers and Senior Advisors who can leverage years of hands-on and transactional experience in the energy industry in order to personally manage your transaction from initial consulting to deal initiation to successful close.

Areas of FOCUS

  • Distributed Energy Resources, Smart Grids, & Generation
  • Energy Transition & Renewables
  • Environmental Services & Waste Management
  • Industrial & Facility Services
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Oilfield & Energy Services
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Technology & Automation
  • Test & Management
  • Utility Services & Infrastructure


Our practice concentrates on providing investment banking services to middle market clients:

  • Sell-Side Engagements – assisting owners looking to exit/sell their business
  • Buy-Side Engagements – helping companies grow through acquisition programs
  • Capital Formation – aiding companies in raising capital for growth or recapitalization

FOCUS provides a range of investment banking services tailored to the needs of growing businesses. These services include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, strategic advisory services, corporate valuations and strategic partnering and alliances.


  • Industry Expertise – With backgrounds that include C-level operating experience, our bankers engage clients as peers understanding technical and operational nuances of our clients’ businesses as well as the M&A process
  • Experienced Bankers lead and execute every deal start to finish, giving our clients the advantage of continuity and experience
  • Process-driven Outcomes – Supported by strong in-house research, our M&A process has a proven track record —130+ closed deals in the last 10 years


John Sinders

Managing Director

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Douglas Rodgers

Chairman Emeritus

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Bob Beard

Managing Director

Jonathan Wilfong

Chief Compliance Officer

Tom McNulty

Managing Director

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Alex Williams


Drew Morgan


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