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Vice President


Industrial Products & Services

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Engineered Industrials


Alex Grimstad is a Vice President and member of the Industrials group at Lazard Middle Market. Mr. Grimstad has significant experience serving clients on transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private placements, fairness opinions, and recapitalizations. Additionally, his experience spans across a variety of industries, including industrials, engineered products, distribution, aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, and technology.

Representative transactions include advising:

  • Ringers Technologies, a portfolio company of Global Energy Capital, on its sale to Ansell (ASX:ANN)
  • Soleras Advanced Coatings, a portfolio company of Element Partners, on its sale to an affiliate of Hong Kong-based AGIC Capital
  • Milestone AV Technologies on its sale to Legrand
  • Centric Parts, a portfolio company of Audax Group, on its sale to AP Exhaust Technologies to form APC Automotive Technologies
  • Tronair, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, on its sale to Golden Gate Capital
  • PLZ Aeroscience Corporation, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, on its sale to Pritzker Group Private Capital
  • The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) on the sale of its Specialty Films Business to Transilwrap, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company
  • Dexter Magnetic Technologies, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, on its sale to Robert Family Holdings

Prior to joining the firm as an Associate in 2014, Mr. Grimstad spent almost two years working at Greene Holcomb & Fisher, a boutique investment bank in Minneapolis, and two years as a Commercial Banking Lender at Well Fargo Bank, N.A.

Mr. Grimstad holds a Master of Business Administration degree, with high honors, from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University.

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