“The advisory track record and strong relationships Chris has make him a stellar addition to our team,” said Monte Giese, co-head of investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “He adds specialized expertise in the energy space having worked in the industry for over a decade.”
Mr. Rockers joins D.A. Davidson with over 15 years of experience in investment banking and private equity, principally in the oil and gas and energy sectors. He was the co-founder of ESC Solutions where he directed mergers and acquisitions for oilfield services companies. Mr. Rockers began his career in energy at Cornerstone Holdings, where he led a multi-company consolidation acquisition strategy to create Magna Energy Services. Before Cornerstone he did financing and M&A advisory with Alpina Capital, FTI Consulting and Falkenberg Capital. Mr. Rockers has a BA degree from Colorado State and an MBA from the University of Denver.
D.A. Davidson’s investment banking team underwrites public offerings, serves as a placement agent for private financings and advises companies on mergers and acquisitions. The firm has offices in Great Falls, MT (headquarters); Portland; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Minneapolis; New York; Costa Mesa; Salt Lake City; and Seattle (www.dadco.com).
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