Douglas E. Reynolds

Managing Director

Phone: 626.316.6090

Cell: 720.284.7751

Email: dreynolds@reynoldsap.com

Doug Reynolds, Managing Director, Founder and CEO, is a career middle market investment banker with over 25 years of experience during which he has completed over 100  M&A transactions worth over $10 billion.

 Prior to founding Reynolds Advisory Partners in 2008, Mr. Reynolds was the M&A group head at A.G. Edwards & Sons, a NYSE-traded Broker Dealer, responsible for supervising all the M&A and financial advisory activities of the firm’s 25 Managing Directors within the 85-person investment banking group.

During his career, Mr. Reynolds has developed numerous client relationships in a variety of industries including: aerospace & defense, technology, business services, and consumer and industrial products while building a reputation for investment banking excellence.

To date, Mr. Reynolds has completed over 100 public and private company M&A transactions worth over $10 billion.

Selected transactions include:

  • Advising Afinety Inc (MSP/PaaS) on its sale to Netgain Technology LLC, a portfolio co. of Bluffpoint Assoc.
  • Advising Diamond Technologies Inc on its sale to Bourn & Koch, Inc. a portfolio co. of Alleghany Capital
  • Advising Sycamore Services LLC on its sale to Language Line Holdings LLC, a portfolio co. of ABRY Partners
  • Advising Coherent Technologies Inc on its sale to Lockheed Martin
  • Advising Xrite, Inc in its $280 million cross border tender offer and merger with Amazys Holding AG, a Swiss public company. The transaction involved numerous public company and cross border complexities. Upon completion the transaction was named “Cross Border Deal of the Year” By M&A Advisor Magazine
  • Advising US Premium Beef Ltd in its acquisition of National Beef Packing Company. Services included raising $337 million of bank and high-yield financing and $35 million of minority strategic equity to allow this Co-op to acquire National Beef via a 363 auction
  • Advising West Publishing in its sale to The Thompson Corporation for $3.45 billion resulting in the largest private company sale in the United States in 1996
  • Advised Mitsubishi Electric (Japan/USA) on its acquisition of Smarter Grid Solutions (UK)
  • Advised Esgee Technologies on its sale to Lam Research
  • Advised Microdesk on its sale to Symetri / Addnode Group AB (Sweden) 

In the mid-1980s, Mr. Reynolds served as a Corporate Tax Consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co. creating complex M&A tax structures for major M&A transactions.

Mr. Reynolds received his B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration with honors from Miami University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and was awarded by the AICPA the Elijah Watt Sells bronze medal for placing third among 70,000 applicants on the May 1983 CPA Exam.


Brian MacLeod

Managing Director

Phone: 626.316.6092

Cell: 310.970.2603

Email: bmacleod@reynoldsap.com

Brian MacLeod, Managing Director, has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and finance, advising companies in a variety of industries including technology/media/telecom, business services, industrials, and consumer products, completing over $25 billion worth of transactions.

Mr. MacLeod was previously head of the software investment banking practice at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (and its predecessor firm, Wasserstein, Perella & Co.), based in San Francisco. In addition, Mr. MacLeod was formerly an Executive Director at CIBC World Markets and a Vice President in investment banking at RBC Capital Markets.

Mr. MacLeod has executed a broad range of investment banking transactions, including buy-side, sell-side, financial restructurings, initial public offerings, and both debt and equity financings. Mr. MacLeod has been retained many times to provide formal valuations and fairness opinions, and he has provided expert testimony as a valuation expert. Mr. MacLeod was profiled as a leading “dealmaker” in The Deal magazine (an investment banking trade publication).

In total, Mr. MacLeod has acted as financial advisor on over 75 completed investment banking transactions, having an aggregate value of over $25 billion.

Selected transactions include:

  • Advised Mitsubishi Electric (Japan/USA) on its acquisition of Smarter Grid Solutions (UK)
  • Advised Esgee Technologies on its sale to Lam Research 
  • Advised Microdesk on its sale to Symetri / Addnode Group AB (Sweden) 
  • Advised EDS (and its Unigraphics subsidiary) on purchase of Structural Dynamics Research for $1.0 billion
  • Advised BCE Emergis (now Telus Health) on its acquisition of SNS Assure & Assure Health for $235 million
  • Advised Parcel Pro Inc. (specialty logistics / business services) on its sale to United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • Advised Reaction Design (industrial design and simulation software) on its sale to ANSYS, Inc.
  • Advised the Special Committee of Government Properties Income Trust (REIT) on a restructuring
  • Advised Building Data LLC (a SaaS provider in the AEC/BIM software sector) on its sale to Trimble Inc.
  • Advised Jada Toys Inc (consumer products) on its sale to Simba Dickie Group of Germany
  • Advised Quote Software (a SaaS provider in AEC/BIM software) on its sale to Roper Technologies Inc.
  • Advised FineTec (cybersecurity hardware) on its sale to Exclusive Group of France

Mr. MacLeod holds a JD and an MBA (with honors) from the University of Toronto. During law school, Mr. MacLeod was a class prize winner and an assistant editor of the law review.  Mr. MacLeod practiced corporate and securities law for several years at the beginning of his career.  Mr. MacLeod is a licensed CPA (Certified Public Accountant) (CO) (not currently engaged in the practice of accounting). Mr. MacLeod also holds the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation, and he is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles.


Kendall Raine

Managing Director

Phone: 626.316.6104

Cell: 310.890.6324

Email: kraine@reynoldsap.com

Kendall Raine, Managing Director, has enjoyed a highly productive career in investment banking spanning over 30 years during which time he has advised major international financial institutions as well as middle market banks and specialty lenders, he has completed over $27 billion of financing and M&A transactions. 

As part of Bear Stearns’ Financial Institutions Group, Mr. Raine managed M&A assignments on behalf of a number of clients including, Bank of America, Security Pacific Bank and Union Bank of California.  Mr. Raine founded and ran the Specialty Finance Group for A. G. Edwards & Sons, then the largest investment banking firm headquartered outside New York.  At Edwards, Mr. Raine completed over 80 transactions for Business Development Companies, financial technology companies, mortgage REITs, money centers, and regional banks.

Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Raine served as CEO of a United Pacific Bank and Director of East West Bank, F.S.B.  Mr. Raine began his career in banking in the Asia Division of Chemical Bank in New York and Indonesia.

In total, Mr. Raine has acted as financial advisor on over 100 completed investment banking transactions, having an aggregate value of over $27 billion.

Selected Transactions include:

  • Provided a fairness opinion to the Board of financial technology company FNC Holdings in connection with FNC’s sale to CoreLogic Solutions
  • Advised Bank of America in connection with the sale of their Southwestern banking operations to Bank of Oklahoma
  • Advised Union Bank on the acquisition of a Los Angeles-based broker dealer
  • Advised Banc of California (formerly First Pacific Trust Bancorp) in connection with various of their acquisitions including Beach Business Bank and Private Bank of California
  • Provided a fairness opinion to the Special Committee of the Independent Trustees of Government Properties Income Trust
  • Advised Local Financial Group on its sale to an investment group led by Townsend Investment Group
  • Originated over $1.0 billion in lead and co-managed equity offerings for Thornburg Mortgage
  • Originated $150 million IPO of Patriot Capital
  • Originated $50 million rights offering for Hercules Technology
  • Originated $40 million overnight offering for MCG Corporation
  • Originated over $70 million in common stock offerings for Redwood Trust

Mr. Raine holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School and a BA from Denison University.


Peter M. Boukouzis

Managing Director

Phone: 626-316-6103

Cell: 917-817-0455

Email: pboukouzis@reynoldsap.com

Pete Boukouzis, Managing Director, has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and finance. Mr. Boukouzis has advised on a variety of strategic matters, including valuation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business strategy, capital raising, business development, and business plan counseling. He has also served as an expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants, including cases involving the New York Attorney General and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Boukouzis previously retired as the Managing Director and Head of U.S. Energy M&A at Bank of Montreal (BMO) Capital Markets in Houston, Texas At BMO, Mr. Boukouzis also served as a member of the firm's Fairness Committee, which approved fairness opinions on behalf of the firm. In addition, Mr. Boukouzis was formerly a Director at Rothschild, Inc. in the Merger and Acquisitions Group and an Associate Director at UBS Inc. in New York City.

Mr. Boukouzis has executed a broad range of investment banking transactions, including buy-side, sell-side, financial restructurings, and both debt and equity financings. Mr. Boukouzis has advised on domestic and cross-border transactions with corporate (private, public, and government-owned) and private equity clients around the world while also deeply involved in the financings of transactions. Collectively, Pete has executed approximately 50 transactions for over $37 billion in value.

Selected transactions include:

 

  • SloanLED's majority sale to Harbour Group (private equity firm)
  • ArcLight Capital's (private equity firm) acquisition of Gulf Oil and PPC
  • Sale of Ultraframe plc (including Four Season Sunrooms; U.K.) to Latium Holdings Limited
  • Gaz Metro's (Canada) acquisition of Central Vermont Public Service
  • Kelso & Company's (private equity firm) acquisition of Hallmark Entertainment LLC from Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • Oil India's (India) formation of a joint venture with Carrizo Oil and Gas regarding its Niobrara assets
  • Thermo Electron Corporation's merger with Fisher Scientific International
  • Compagnie Generale de Geophysique's (France) acquisition of Veritas DGC Inc.
  • PKN ORLEN's (Poland) acquisition of FX Energy
  • Sterling Energy plc's (U.K.) acquisition of Whittier Energy Corporation
  • Advice to New York-based hedge fund regarding its investment in a large cap US exploration and production company
  • Thermo Electron's acquisition of Kendro Laboratory Products from SPX Corporation
  • Cerberus Capital's (private equity firm) acquisition of a majority interest in Keane Energy
  • Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores' (owned by Catterton, a private equity firm) sale to Sunoco/ETP

 

Mr. Boukouzis holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, and Finance and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. Mr. Boukouzis has served as a Board Member and Executive Director for various non-profits and charitable organizations that support the community and education of youth including the San Diego Salvation Army Kroc Center, Annunciation Orthodox School, and the Africa School Assistant Project.