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Craig Decker

Managing Director - Head of Investment Banking
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Craig is a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Wolfe Capital Markets and Advisory, Wolfe Research’s broker – dealer affiliate.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Craig spent seven years with Morgan Keegan & Company, most recently as Co-Head of the Transportation and Logistics investment banking group. Prior to Morgan Keegan, Craig was a Founding Principal and Head of the Transportation & Logistics Group at middle market advisory boutique Legacy Partners Group, LLC where he focused on buy side and sell side advisory work for transport companies.

 

Craig started his career in the transport sector as part of the industry leading Credit Suisse First Boston banking franchise where he worked on over 30 major equity, debt and advisory deals for the trucking, rail, parcel, shipping and logistics sectors. Over his career Craig has been involved in many of the industry’s largest mergers and acquisitions and has advised and financed over $30 billion of transactions for both public and private companies. Notable transactions include advising Con-way Inc. on its acquisition of CFI, Inc. and the sale of CSX’s Horizon Lines as well as numerous capital markets transactions for industry participants including TAL International, Ryder Systems, Swift Transportation, Knight Transportation and American Railcar Industries. While at Morgan Keegan Craig founded the firm’s maritime investment banking practice with particular emphasis on inland waterways operators, terminal operators, shipyards, and workboat and supply vessel operators.

 

Craig has been active in the development of alternative fuel use for the transportation sector. He has been a speaker and panel moderator at industry conferences including the Alternative Clean Transportation “ACT” Expo and the Capital Roundtable.

 

In 2012 Craig was asked to serve as a member of the Energy Policy Advisory Group for the Romney for President Campaign.

 

Craig graduated from Villanova University with a BSA in accounting, and received an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.