Nicholas Patrick joins The Peakstone Group as Managing Director

August, 2016. Nicholas Patrick joins The Peakstone Group as Managing Director, where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution. Prior to joining Peakstone, Nicholas spent nine years at Citadel, a hedge fund with more than $25 billion under management. Most recently, he was the Director of Operations and responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Citadel Global Equities Business Unit. Nicholas led strategic and tactical projects, business analysis and reporting initiatives, relationship management, investor support and financial planning. Prior to joining Citadel, Nicholas spent several years at Lake Capital, a private equity firm with more than $1.3 billion under management. At Lake Capital, he sourced and evaluated investment opportunities and executed add-on acquisition strategies and worked with management teams on initiatives that improved operations.

Prior to Lake Capital, Nicholas worked in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, executing M&A and capital raising engagements in a range of industries.

He is also currently an advisory board member for Review Trackers, an enterprise-level review monitoring and reputation management software platform. Nicholas received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship.

About Peakstone

The Peakstone Group is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients. Our 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 or contact Carolyn Henson, or 312-204-7300.