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Tracy Patch

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Biography

Tracy is a Director in the Orange County office.   She possesses 17 years of experience in middle market investment banking, working on both domestic and cross-border transactions, focusing on the Personal Care industry and other Manufacturing and Industrial targets.

Prior to Capstone Headwaters, Tracy worked as a senior banking professional in Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Capital Strategies Group and its predecessor, Citi Capital Strategies. She also worked in the hedge fund industry with Collins/Bay Island Securities LLC and Talisman Capital. Prior to that, Tracy worked with institutional fixed income sales at both Vining Sparks IBG, LP and Robert Thomas Securities, Inc.  She also enjoyed tenure in management at The Disney Company.  

Education

Pepperdine University - MBA

Miami University of Ohio - BS - Finance

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 7 and 63 Registered Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

The Packaging industry has displayed resiliency during COVID-19, driven by the accelerated adoption of e-commerce, consumer pantry loading, and demand for healthcare, pharmaceutical, and hygiene packaging solutions. Despite a challenging economic climate, packaging providers have continued to attract demand in defensible end markets while experiencing softness in industrial markets and discretionary goods.Read more

Weakened downstream chemicals demand among Automotive, Construction, and General Industrial markets were partially offset by steady demand for synthetic materials for non-wovens in personal protective equipment, disinfectants, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage ingredients. Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the industry fell 3.6% year-over-year (YOY) through July, with a notable slowdown in May. However, several notable deals in June and July indicate buyers are returning to the table, albeit with tightened criteria and valuation expectations.Read more

The EH&S industry has been instrumental in combating the novel coronavirus.  EH&S operators that provide personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as sanitization products and services have seen an unprecedented uptick in demand as states follow suggested Center of Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines to protect workforces and prevent the virus’ spread. Read more