Chris Collins

Chris Collins is an accomplished finance professional with over 15 years of experience in investment banking and M&A.  Chris’s areas of expertise include financial modeling, valuation, M&A, forecasting and deal structuring. 

Previously Chris was a Vice President with M&S Fairway Capital Partners, a boutique Houston-based investment banking firm.  He also had previous roles with FMI Capital Advisors and Whitley Penn, an accounting and consulting firm where he consulted on M&A transactions.  Chris started his career working as an analyst for First Southwest Company.


Chris earned a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School graduating cum laude with business honors.

Transaction Highlights:

  • $500 million sale of oilfield equipment manufacturer
  • $30 million sale of non-destructive testing company
  • $28 million sale of automation/control system fabrication company
  • $20 million sale of real estate executive suite operator
  • $6 million sale of subsea technology company
  • $10 million acquisition of EPC contracting firm
  • $15 million sale of jack-up oil rig component manufacturer
  • $1.5 million start-up financing for oilfield technology company
  • $40 million project financing of ethanol dehydration plant
  • $45 million sale of steel forging operation
  • $12 million acquisition of industrial crane operator