Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc said Nov. 1 that Robbie L. Radant has joined the firm as a Director in its Downstream Energy & Retail Group. Radant joins Matrix after working 28 years for 7-Eleven Inc, where he most recently was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions.
RICHMOND, VA – November 1, 2016 – Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. (“Matrix”) is pleased to announce Robbie L. Radant has joined the firm as a Director in its Downstream Energy & Retail Group (“Group”). Mr. Radant will head Matrix’s new Dallas office, originate new client assignments, and execute transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, and corporate valuations. Matrix is headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices in Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL, and now also, Dallas, TX.
Mr. Radant joins Matrix after working 28 years for 7-Eleven, Inc. During his tenure with 7-Eleven, he served in multiple operational, finance, and accounting roles. His most recent position was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). In that capacity, he led 7-Eleven’s acquisition team on closing twenty-seven (27) transactions, totaling 1,400 convenience stores and over 1,200 wholesale fuel sites. The aggregate value of these acquisitions exceed $3 billion. These efforts included the analysis of both public and private companies factoring in a variety of market conditions and various MLP structures. In addition, Robbie executed five (5) structured sell-side divestment processes and oversaw the sale of more than 300 individual store locations. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Radant also initiated and managed the sale leaseback of fifty (50) small strip centers.
Mr. Radant commented, “I am very pleased to join Matrix as I look to leverage my industry knowledge, relationships, and M&A talents with this highly regarded investment banking firm. After considering all of my options, I chose to join Matrix because, in my experience at 7-Eleven, Matrix clearly and consistently did the best work for their clients. Their total dedication to maximizing value for their clients is reflected in their work product and the highly ethical way they deal with buyers.”
Tom Kelso, Head of Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Retail Group, added, “We are very excited to welcome a professional of Robbie’s experience and stature to Matrix. Not only does he add significant M&A industry experience to our group, he also brings many years of direct petroleum marketing and convenience retailing knowledge that will benefit all of our clients. We believe the addition of Robbie reflects our continued, long term commitment to provide the absolute best transaction evaluation and execution services to our clients and the industries we serve.”
In addition to his role leading 7-Eleven’s M&A efforts, during his tenure at 7-Eleven, Mr. Radant previously served as Director of Payment Acceptance; Manager of Treasury Planning and Analysis; Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis; Senior Financial Analyst of FP & A; Senior/Project Accountant; and, Internal Auditor. Mr. Radant was also responsible for several leasehold negotiations for 7-Eleven’s corporate offices as well as managing the sales process of two corporate headquarters buildings.
About Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Retail Group
Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Retail Group is recognized as the national leader in providing transactional advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail sectors including convenience retailing, petroleum marketing & distribution, propane distribution, heating oil distribution, lubricants distribution, petroleum transportation & logistics, petroleum storage, oilfield services, renewable fuels, food service, and specialty retail. Team members are dedicated to these sectors and draw upon complementary experiences to provide advisory services to complete sophisticated merger and acquisition transactions, debt and equity capital raises, corporate restructurings, corporate valuations, and strategic planning engagements. Since its inception in 1997, this dedicated group has successfully advised on more than 165 engagements in these sectors with a total transaction value of nearly $7 billion.
About Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc.
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA, with additional offices in Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL and Dallas, TX. Since 1988, Matrix has provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private equity owned, and publicly traded companies, including company sales, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, corporate recovery, management buyouts, capital raises of debt & equity, corporate valuations, and fairness opinions. Matrix has served clients in a wide range of industries, including downstream energy, convenience retail, healthcare, industrial products, building products, lumber, consumer products, and business services. For additional information or to contact our team members, please visit www.matrixcmg.com.
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