Matthew Norris joins Peakstone as Managing Director

March, 2024. Matthew Norris joins Peakstone as a Managing Director in Chicago, where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution. With over 15 years of investment banking and private equity experience, he has completed over 50 M&A and capital raising advisory assignments for middle market and large capitalization clients, mostly in the diversified industrial, manufacturing and oil and gas sectors.

Prior to joining Peakstone, Matthew was instrumental in building the Chicago-based investment banking practice at CIBC, working on US and cross-border transactions. Matthew began his finance career with Probel Capital Management, a Belgian-based private equity firm focused on oil and gas producers, and then worked with CIBC’s oil and gas investment banking group in Calgary, Canada before relocating to Chicago.

Matthew has an MBA from Georgetown University and a B.Comm. from Memorial University.

About Peakstone

Peakstone is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients. The team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades of experience and have executed hundreds of transactions totaling billions of dollars. For additional information, visit