Senior Advisor

John Grimes is a senior advisor in the Dallas office of Kroll. He has over 20 years of corporate finance experience working principally with middle-market companies.

John’s experience consists of numerous corporate finance and advisory assignments, including sell- and buy-side M&A transactions, and private equity and debt financing's. John has worked across a broad array of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, food, healthcare services and oilfield products and services.

John spent 14 years at Growth Capital Partners (GCP), a middle-market investment banking boutique, prior to GCP’s acquisition by Kroll in June 2011. Prior to Growth Capital Partners, John worked in the investment banking division of RBC Dain Rauscher. From 1988 to 1993 John worked in the New York office of Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Group.

John graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in accounting and earned his MBA in finance and economics from the University of Chicago.


Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory

Kroll’s investment banking practice has extensive experience in M&A deal strategy and structuring, capital raising, transaction advisory services and financial sponsor coverage.

Energy Investment Banking

Energy and Mining expertise for middle-market M&A transactions.

Financial Sponsors Group

Dedicated coverage and access to M&A deal-flow for financial sponsors.