Collins Joins New Firm

February 5, 2013

Frequent industry event speaker Michael Collins, an investment banker with a practice focused on the building products industry, has joined Building Industry Advisors LLC as a partner and managing director.  BIA was recently formed by its affiliate, Building Industry Partners LLC, a Texas-based private equity fund.

Building Industry Advisors provides a range of investment banking services to building products companies, including the sale of companies, divestitures of subsidiaries, acquisition advisory services, private capital placement, debt restructuring and strategic advisory services. Building Industry Partners is a private equity firm with a sole focus on providing capital to building products companies. The transactions it pursues include growth capital, recapitalizations, management buyouts, buy and build acquisition strategies, and control and non-control investments in transaction amounts of $10 million to $100 million in value.

Collins was previously with Jordan, Knauff & Co. and will continue to be based in Chicago.