Cotton Creek Capital hires Raymond James associate Weems

Cotton Creek Capital has hired Chris Weems as an associate in the Austin, Texas office. Weems joins from general industrials banking group at Raymond James & Associates, where he was an associate specializing in M&A for middle market companies and debt and equity capital raisings for public companies.

Press Release

Cotton Creek Capital is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Weems to the investment team as an Associate in the Austin office.

Mr. Weems was previously an Associate in the General Industrials investment banking group at Raymond James & Associates in St. Petersburg, FL where he specialized in mergers & acquisitions for middle market companies and debt and equity capital raises for public companies across a variety of sectors. Mr. Weems began his career at Raymond James as an Equity Research Associate covering the healthcare sector.

Mr. Weems earned his Masters of Finance degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, magna cum laude, from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Mr. Weems is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

About Cotton Creek Capital
Cotton Creek Capital is a Texas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial, specialty chemical, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million in transactions ranging from buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds to corporate divestitures. Cotton Creek Capital has offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin and is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years. For further information, visit Cotton Creek’s website at