Alan J. Blackburn
Alan has over 27 years of experience in investment banking. Prior to joining GulfStar in 2006, he was most recently a Managing Director at Growth Capital Partners, a middle-market investment bank, where he was responsible for the firm’s oilfield services practice as well as its private equity sponsors group. Prior to joining GCP, Alan spent 16 years in Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group in Houston, focusing primarily on the energy and construction materials industries. He has also worked in investment banking with CIBC World Markets Corp. and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Previously, Alan was an Associate with the international management consulting firm of McKinsey & Company, where he focused on clients in the oilfield service and equipment industry. He also served as a CPA with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells.
Since joining GulfStar, Alan has closed transactions for National Energy & Trade, Valve Systems & Controls, Quality Concrete & Materials, Smith Equipment Rental & Services, Kenjer Sup-R-Jar, Talen’s Marine & Fuel, Tetralene Companies, Metaltech Service Center, Federal Flange, HLI Energy Services, The Western Company of Texas, Pat’s P & A, Flare Industries, Ramming Paving Company, Houston Service Industries and Diversified Well Logging.