Angle Advisors has named Todd M. Firestone as a managing director. Previously, Firestone worked at Evercore Partners where he was a research analyst covering the exploration and production sector.
Birmingham, Michigan – July 13, 2017 – Angle Advisors announced today that Todd M. Firestone has joined the firm as a Managing Director.
Mr. Firestone joins the firm with experience in the energy sector. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Firestone was a research analyst covering the Exploration & Production (“E&P”) sector at Evercore Partners and previously at Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York. Mr. Firestone led a research franchise covering 30 domestic oil & gas stocks and also worked on 15 E&P related initial public offerings while at Evercore and Morgan Stanley interacting on a daily basis with the world’s largest institutional investment funds. His energy-focused equity analyst role at Evercore was bolstered by prior industry experience helping establish a natural gas exploration company in Ontario, Canada, and also having worked for Vantage Energy, a Riverstone/Quantum portfolio company based in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Firestone will be based in Angle’s Houston office.
“We see a strong future for oil, gas, and energy-related M&A and sought Todd’s private and public capital markets background as a key new vertical for expanding Angle Advisors’ industry specialties.” said Cliff Roesler, a Partner at Angle Advisors. “His deep experience and skill-set fit well with our activity in global M&A transactions as an increasing number of domestic and international companies are focused on acquiring energy assets and technology in the U.S,” added Kevin Marsh, a Partner at Angle Advisors.
Mr. Firestone has completed over 25 transactions in the energy space with a particular focus on the upstream segment, including a large Marcellus Shale joint-venture in 2008 just as the Marcellus play was gaining international attention. While working at Vantage, Todd helped a twenty-person geotechnical team analyze numerous acquisitions as well assist with capital raising activities and syndication of senior lenders and unsecured mezzanine facilities. His transaction experience includes both the private and public markets having worked with some of the leading equity funds in the energy space. Mr. Firestone began his career at Eastdil Realty in New York, a premier real estate investment banking firm in the U.S. While at Eastdil, Mr. Firestone worked on structured joint-ventures involving equity recapitalizations of office and hotel assets.
“I am extremely pleased to be joining Angle Advisors. The track record of success established by Angle’s partners is most impressive and I am looking forward to building an energy advisory platform from their world-class foundation.” said Mr. Firestone.
Mr. Firestone holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Michigan, a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Mr. Firestone is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 registrations.
Angle Advisors is an independently owned investment bank, offering merger & acquisition advisory, private capital raising, and related financial analytical services. The firm is supported by 37 professionals based in the United States, Germany, China, and the United Kingdom. Angle Advisors’ clients include multinational corporations, privately-held companies, private equity funds, and public sector entities. For more information, please visit www.angleadvisors.com.