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

CMM Managing Director, Ramsey Goodrich, to Chair the 45th Annual InterGrowth Conference in 2017

May 2016

Carter Morse & Mathias ("CMM") is pleased to announce that its Managing Director, Ramsey Goodrich will be the Chair of the 2017 InterGrowth Conference, hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas Nevada, one of the largest conferences for deal makers and professionals focused on the middle market.

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Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners Completes Racapitalization of Custom Engineered Wheels

April 2016

Carter Morse & Mathias ("CMM") is pleased to announce that it has provided a fairness opinion (“Opinion”) to Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners in connection with its recapitalization of Custom Engineered Wheels ("CEW"). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Leggett & Platt acquires Pegasus Manufacturing

March 2016

Carter Morse & Mathias ("CMM") is pleased to announce that Pegasus Manufacturing, Inc. ("Pegasus"), headquartered in Middletown, CT, was acquired by Leggett & Platt Incorporated ("L&P"), headquartered in Carthage, Missouri. Carter Morse & Mathias served as Leggett & Platt's exclusive financial advisor for the transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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