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The Team

Alex Allgood
Managing Director
PEAKSTONE
One Galleria Tower
13355 Noel Rd., Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75240
aallgood@peakstone.com
(214) 257-7817

 

 

 

Summary 

  • Has over 23 years of investment banking and principal investing experience.
  • Closed over $40 billion of M&A and restructuring transactions.
  • Founder and Managing Director of VeriQuest Capital Management, LP, an investment firm that invests private equity and private debt in lower middle market businesses. This principal experience is highly differentiated and allows Alex to deliver a buyer’s perspective in order to add value to sell-side and buy-side investment banking clients.
  • Has over 10 years of experience in working with middle market and lower middle market owner/entrepreneur-owned and family- owned businesses and a keen understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with these businesses.
  • Was previously a Senior Vice President in the M&A Group at Lehman Brothers (approximately 9 years at the firm in the Consumer, Industrial & Technology M&A Groups). Proven trusted advisor to many clients including GE, Siemens, Danaher, Dana Corporation, Tompkins PLC, QUALCOMM, ADC Telecommunications, Seagate Technology, Vitesse Semiconductor , Starwood Corporation and other large cap and middle market clients.
  • Also worked in the Corporate Finance Group at Nesbitt Burns Securities, Inc. (now BMO Capital Markets) in New York where he focused primarily on Energy transactions and at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Houston in a non-audit, financial advisory capacity.

Focus Areas By Sector/Industry:

  • Consumer
  • Industrials/Materials
  • Business Services
  • Technology
  • Energy
  • Health Care Equipment, Products & Services

Focus Areas By Product/Transaction Type:

  • Full or partial sales of assets or stock to strategic or financial buyers (Primary Focus)
  • Restructurings (Primary Focus)
  • Securing growth equity, debt or other capital
  • Other strategic transactions

Education:

  • Mr. Allgood is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a BA in Finance and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Dean’s List distinction.