Capstone Headwaters Adds to Firm’s Corporate Leadership Team

January 28, 2020

Denver, CO - Capstone Headwaters, a leading middle market investment banking firm, is pleased to announce that Managing Director, Ted Kinsman, has joined the firm’s corporate leadership team as Head of the Denver, Colorado office.  This move is highly valuable to the firm on several fronts and represents the firm’s expanding presence and status as a leading middle market investment bank. 

Kinsman, who currently serves as Managing Director in Capstone’s Energy & Power group, will provide leadership to Denver’s investment banking teams while ensuring the seamless tie between the firm’s Boston, MA and Denver, CO corporate offices.  He will promote continued advancement in recruiting efforts, professional development, representation at community events and initiatives, and investment banking services.   

“Ted is a top-notch senior deal maker and leader.  We are honored to have him join our executive team, a move that highlights our ongoing investments in Denver as well as our commitment to our Energy & Power sector,” added John Ferrara, Founder and CEO of Capstone.  “This is an exciting development for the firm and we look forward to Ted Kinsman’s ongoing contributions to our strategic growth in the United States.” 

Within Capstone’s Energy & Power group, Kinsman focuses primarily on Energy Services, including oilfield, downstream, and power generation products and services businesses. Ted brings over 20 years of experience in finance and investment banking within the energy sector, and throughout his career has closed transactions totaling over $2 billion on both the buy-side and sell-side.  

“I’m honored and excited to be offered this opportunity to be part of an amazing leadership team at Capstone,” commented Ted Kinsman.  “We’re rapidly building the middle-market leading investment banking platform, and the Denver office and the Energy vertical will be an integral part of that growth.” 

Kinsman joined Headwaters MB (now Capstone) in 2005 and helped establish the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Group. In that capacity, Ted has obtained extensive deal experience across the energy sector, including transactions in the upstream and downstream oil & gas sector, as well as the power generation and cleantech arenas.  Prior to joining Capstone, he spent several years at The Broe Group as a member of its Strategic Capital Group and Broe’s private investment division. 


About Capstone Headwaters

Capstone Headwaters is one of the largest and most active independent investment banking firms in the United States.  The firm has a rich 17+ year history of achieving extraordinary results for middle market entrepreneurs, business owners, investors, and creditors.  CSHW offers a fully integrated suite of corporate finance services, including merger & acquisition, debt & equity private placement, corporate restructuring, valuation & fairness opinion, and financial advisory services.  Headquartered in Boston and Denver, Capstone Headwaters has over 170 professionals across 17 offices in the U.S. and an international presence that includes over 450 professionals in 40 countries. With 16 dedicated industry groups, the firm delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams on a global basis. For more information, visit


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