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Curt Karges

Managing Director and Industrials and Energy Team Leader
curt.karges@focusbankers.com

Highlights

Head of Houston Corporate Finance, Coordinator of Global Energy, PwC

Highlights

Head of Middle Market Investment Banking, Gulf Coast region, JPMorgan

Highlights

Completed over $5bn in M&A transactions*

Highlights

Raised over $250bn in capital by leading IPOs and equity offerings, High Yield and Investment Grade bonds and Syndicated bank financings*

Industry Expertise

Beer Distribution

Industry Expertise

Business Services

Industry Expertise

Consumer Brands

Industry Expertise

Durable Retail Goods

Industry Expertise

Engineering & Construction

Industry Expertise

Industrials

Industry Expertise

Oil & Gas

Industry groups

Curt Karges, a FOCUS Managing Director, has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking in the Industrial, Energy, and Environmental sectors. He enjoys a diversified client base in many industries, including engineering and construction, oil and gas services, capital goods, waste and environmental services, specialty contracting, industrial services, business services, consumer brands, and beer distribution.

Mr. Karges has represented clients from emerging new businesses to multi-billion-dollar global firms. He has helped clients raise billions of dollars in equity, debt, mezzanine and hybrid markets, both public and private. He has developed strategies for clients and implemented balance sheet structures to support those strategies, including M&A transactions to execute that vision.

At FOCUS Mr. Karges consults with corporations, families, and investors interested in mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, and strategy development.

Prior to joining FOCUS, Mr. Karges led PwC’s Houston corporate finance practice and was its global sector coordinator for energy. Before that he worked 30 years at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he founded the bank’s mid-cap investment banking business for the U.S. Gulf Coast region. 

Contact Information

Curt Karges
Managing Director and Industrials and Energy Team Leader
Phone: 713-748-9292
Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction: Atlanta, Georgia
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