Managing Director, Head of Maritime Investment Banking
Chris Weyers joined Stifel in 2012 to head the firm's Maritime investment banking practice. Mr. Weyers has 17 years of capital markets, M&A advisory and restructuring experience with Maritime and Transportation companies. During his career he has worked on over 60 public or private debt and equity transactions totaling over $20 billion in value and advised on over 25 announced M&A transactions with an aggregate value of over $10 billion. His clients have included companies such as Diana, Eagle Bulk, Excel Maritime, Gulfmark, Horizon Lines, Navigator Holdings, Navios, Nordic American, Northern Shipping, Ocean Rig, Scorpio Bulkers, Seadrill, Star Bulk, Ultrapetrol and Vantage Drilling.
Prior to joining Stifel he was a Managing Director and Head of Maritime and Transportation investment banking at FBR Capital Markets. Mr. Weyers also ran the Maritime and Transportation investment banking practice for Fortis Securities and was a senior member of Bear Stearns' Maritime and Transportation investment banking team.
Education and Professional Certifications
M.B.A., Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Indiana University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)