Keiter Launches Transaction Advisory Group

Keiter (FY16 net revenue of $25.5 million) of Glen Allen, Va., announced that it has formed a new transaction advisory group serving lower middle market companies in the greater Richmond region. Recent talent additions James McGrath and Matthew Austin will lend their expertise to this group.

James McGrath

James McGrath

McGrath will serve as managing director of Keiter transaction advisory services. He joins Keiter with more than 17 years of corporate finance experience advising middle market companies and private equity groups, including broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and debt placements, and bank financings. His merger and acquisition transactions span business and technology services, health care, energy, and specialty manufacturing.

Austin joins Keiter Stephens Advisors as a director with significant mergers and acquisitions, transaction and analytics experience. Carroll Hurst and Scott Zickefoose will also be actively involved in service delivery for this group.

“Since our founding in 1978, we have amassed a wealth of experience in the mergers and acquisition space. This new practice builds off that experience and enhances it through the recruitment of some of the best and brightest transaction professionals,” says Michael Gracik, MP of Keiter.