Stephen Sleigh – Managing Partner
Stephen Sleigh is a Managing Partner of The Peakstone Group, where he is responsible for deal origination and execution. Since co-founding Peakstone, Stephen has advised many family-owned and entrepreneur-owned businesses in a wide range of industries. Stephen has over 25 years of investment banking experience in the US and London at Lehman Brothers, Bank of America and Continental Bank.
Prior to forming Peakstone, Stephen was Head of Midwest Middle Market Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers (and subsequently Barclays Capital). Prior to that, he was Lehman Brothers’ Head of Midwest Leveraged Finance providing financing for leveraged buyouts and corporate acquisitions. Stephen spent several years at Lehman Brothers in London financing leveraged buyout transactions, telecommunication and cable TV network build-outs, and corporate acquisitions.
Stephen started his career as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. He earned his MBA from Duke University School of Business and his BA from Grove City College.