Kevin Fiala

Kevin Fiala

Strategic Advisor

Kevin Fiala is the founder and managing director of Bywater Corporate Development Services, LLC, an M&A advisory firm focused on the middle market. As alliance partners, Bywater and Carter Morse & Mathias share resources and industry expertise, and collaborate on projects as appropriate. Bywater and Carter Morse & Mathias have worked together since 2001.

Kevin has more than 20 years of M&A, management consulting, and operating experience. Although he has worked in numerous industries, Kevin has particular experience in chemical and allied products, oil & gas, aerospace, packaging, and healthcare services. Prior to Bywater, Kevin was vice president of an international M&A and management consulting firm and an engagement manager at an international market research and consulting firm. Before entering the consulting industry, Kevin held several planning, marketing, and operations positions within Amerada Hess Corporation, a large integrated oil concern.

Kevin earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and an MBA in Finance from the Graduate Management Institute at Union College. He also attended the Investment Banking Program at the New York University (NYU) School of Continuing Education.

Kevin is Founder of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Connecticut Chapter and is a founding board member of ACG New Jersey Chapter. He is also a board member of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and has sat on the advisory boards of several private companies. Kevin has authored various articles about M&A.

 

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Press Releases

Martin Magida Appointed CEO Trust Expert and Accepted into Vistage Trusted Advisor Program

July 2015

Carter Morse & Mathias is proud to announce that Managing Director Martin Magida has been appointed as an Expert with the CEO Trust and has recently been accepted to the Vistage Trusted Advisor Program.

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CMM Honored Again, Wins 2015 Champion's Award: Deal of the Year for Media and Entertainment

July 2015

Carter Morse & Mathias today announced that it has been won the "Deal of the Year: Media and Entertainment" for its work advising Tantor Media on its sale to Recorded Books, a portfolio company of private equity firm Wasserstein & Co.   The awards was presented to CMM at the 5th Annual ACG New York Champion's Awards at the Metropolitan Club in New York.   The Champion's Awards is a collaboration between the ACG (The Association for Corporate Growth) New York Chapter and The M&A Advisor.   They are designed to acknowledge outstanding firms, transactions and dealmakers in the middle market mergers and acquisitions (M&A) industry. An independent panel of experts representing a cross-section of the middle market industry chose the winners from among the finalists. 

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CMM Adds Two Executives to its Board of Advisors

June 2015

Carter Morse & Mathias announced that Carolyn C. Galiette, Senior Managing Director at Ironwood Capital and Jack Krichavsky, President of Almada Corp., have joined its Board of Advisors, which consists of prominent business professionals from business sectors that are important to CMM's mission and its clients.

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