Michael Taylor – Managing Director

Michael Taylor is a Managing Director at the Peakstone Group, where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution. Michael has over 20 years of investment banking experience with Bank of America and its predecessor firms, as well as BMO Capital Markets, and KeyBanc Capital Markets. His expertise is primarily focused around M&A advisory and capital raising in the Consumer and Retail industries. Michael has advised clients on over 100 completed M&A, equity, and debt capital raising transactions for leading branded consumer and retail companies, private equity firms, ownership families, and entrepreneurs.

Michael began his investment banking career with Bank of America’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking business. Michael spent 14 years with Bank of America, including as a founding member of the firm’s Consumer and Retail Corporate and Investment Banking Group, eventually working as a Managing Director responsible for origination and execution of transactions in the Consumer Products sector. Michael later joined BMO Capital Markets in the Consumer and Retail Investment Banking Group where he was a Managing Director responsible for the Consumer Products sector. Prior to joining Peakstone, Michael was with KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Consumer and Retail Group, where he ran the Hardgoods Consumer Products and Hardlines Retail Investment Banking practice.

Michael has an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Colorado.