Boston, MA - Capstone Headwaters, a leading middle market investment bank, is pleased to announce the expansion of our Automotive Aftermarket practice with the addition of Paul Louie. Paul Louie has joined the firm as a Managing Director where his focus is serving middle market business owners in traditional industries on a range of engagements that include M&A advisory, capital raises, recapitalizations and debt placements. In his 20+ years of corporate finance experience, Paul has a specialized focus in the Automotive Aftermarket industry and has considerable experience representing companies in the following sub-sectors of the aftermarket: electronics, accessories, performance, parts, connected car, automotive retail and heavy duty parts and services.
“Paul Louie is an established, senior professional with deep domain expertise in the Automotive Aftermarket sector. He has completed some marque middle market deals in that space and has been a tremendous asset to his clients. Paul’s skill set matches perfectly with our industry coverage strategy. We are thrilled to have Paul join the Capstone Headwaters team and expect him to be an important element in our ongoing growth plans,” commented John Ferrara, Founder, and CEO of Capstone Headwaters.
Before Capstone Headwaters, Paul spent over seven years as a Managing Director at Cascadia Capital where he founded the firm’s Automotive Aftermarket Group and opened the Los Angeles office. Paul also has considerable experience with Asian based cross-border M&A advisory. In fact, earlier in his career, he spent many years living and working in the Greater China region as an investment banker and venture capital investor. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and is conversational in Cantonese.