G2 Capital Advisors beefs up team with two new additions

G2 Capital Advisors has hired Christopher Casteleyn as a vice president and Connor Grogan as an associate. Previously, Casteleyn was vice president at Antares International Partners Inc while Grogan was an associate at Stout Risius Ross Inc.


BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — G2 Capital Advisors announced today that Christopher Casteleyn has joined the firm as a Vice President and Connor Grogan has joined as an Associate. Christopher will be based in the San Francisco office and will focus on M&A and financing transactions across G2’s various industry practice groups. Connor will be based in the Boston office and will focus on financial analysis for our M&A, financing, and restructuring clients.

Chris brings over 13 years of experience in corporate finance and banking and spent the last six years in the financial services industry advising clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining G2, Christopher was Vice President at Antares International Partners Inc., an international boutique investment bank based in San Francisco and Paris.  He was responsible for all aspects of merger, acquisition and divestiture processes including sourcing and pitching new clients, leading processes, positioning companies, running due diligence and negotiating final contracts.  Based on the extensive number of cross-border transactions Christopher has executed, he has a deep understanding of how to manage business and cultural differences.  During his time at Antares, Christopher was involved in transactions across a variety of industries including aerospace and defense, building products, health and beauty products and services, mail and postal services, consumer products and information technology services. Christopher graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and earned the Certified Public Accountant designation. He also holds an MBA from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a specialization in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking.

Connor joins G2 as an Associate in Boston and will focus on providing advisory services and financial analysis. Prior to joining G2, Connor was an Associate with Stout Risius Ross, Inc., in its Valuation and Financial Opinions practice. While at SRR, Connor performed transaction advisory analyses in support of fairness and solvency opinions for merger and acquisitions, private-equity backed leveraged buyouts, and divided recapitalizations. In addition, Connor provided valuation and consulting services for both public and private companies for bankruptcy and restructurings, distressed transaction advisory, tax litigation, merger and acquisition due diligence, and financial reporting. Connor has worked across diverse industries including aerospace and defense, industrials, energy, software, telecommunications and media. Connor graduated from The College of William and Mary with a BA in Economics and Finance. He also holds a series 79 license.

“We are thrilled to have been able to attract such talented and capable individuals to our team,” said Jeffrey Unger, CEO of G2. “In keeping with our strategy of operational and financial experience, Chris and Connor bring an ideal set of experiences and leadership to our organization.”

In addition to growing the team, today G2 launched an updated version of their website g2cap.com. The new site aims to showcase their breadth of service capabilities and highlight the G2 team’s expertise and experience.