Steven M. Rathbone is a Managing Director within the Investment Banking group at global advisory firm Stout. He has more than 15 years of experience providing strategic advisory and corporate financial services, with a primary focus on sell-side mergers and acquisitions. He is experienced at all stages of middle-market transactions, from origination to execution, through to closing.
Steve's expertise spans a wide range of industries but is most concentrated in business services (information technology and managed services; communications, and general outsourced services), diversified industrials (industrial and facilities services; industrial distribution; equipment rental and sales; transportation and logistics), and automotive (tire distribution, manufacturing, and services; parts and wheels distribution). Steve has completed numerous cross-border transactions within these sectors, representing clients in the US, Australia and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Stout, Steve was a Managing Director at HT Capital Advisors and earlier was a Vice President with iQ Venture Partners, a New York-based investment bank specializing in capital raising for early-stage companies, private equity funds and hedge funds.