Denver, CO (June 5, 2015) - Headwaters announced today that Kent Brown has recently joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Debt Capital Advisory practice. Mr. Brown brings over 25 years of corporate debt placement and advisory experience having served as the senior banker on over 100 corporate debt transactions during his career for both corporate and sponsor-backed clients.
“I’m excited to expand our product offerings with Kent’s expertise,” remarked Philip W. Seefried, Founder and CEO of Headwaters. “He brings significant debt advisory experience that will allow us to grow our Debt Advisory Practice here at Headwaters.“
Mr. Brown has extensive experience in arranging various forms of middle-market corporate debt, including leveraged loans, asset-based facilities, subordinated debt, second-lien and unitranche facilities, private securitizations, and sale-leasebacks, among other structures. Client engagements have involved most industries including industrial, healthcare, business services, consumer, and a special focus within the non-bank Specialty Finance sector (both financings and sell side M&A) having completed over 20 engagements for a wide variety of commercial and consumer finance companies.
Prior to joining Headwaters, Mr. Brown was a Managing Director at William Blair & Company where he worked for over 25 years within the firm’s capital advisory group and focused on raising debt capital for both public and private companies across multiple industry sectors. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. and worked with corporate clients within both the audit and corporate tax divisions. Mr. Brown received an MBA from the University of Chicago, his BS degree from the University of Colorado, and is a CPA (Illinois, inactive).
About Headwaters MB
Headwaters MB is an independent, middle market investment banking firm providing strategic merger and acquisition advice, capital raising and special situations advisory. Named "Investment Bank of the Year" by major organizations for its third consecutive year, Headwaters MB is headquartered in Denver, CO with seven regional offices across the United States and partnerships with 18 firms covering 30 countries. For more information, visit www.headwatersmb.com.
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