Jul 20, 2021

Capstone Partners Expands Chemicals Industry Coverage with Addition of Managing Director Vijay Balasubramanian

Boston, MA – Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking firm, is pleased to announce its latest in a series of expansions: the addition of Managing Director Vijay Balasubramanian to its Industrials practice. Vijay, who will be based in New York, NY, brings more than 15 years of experience as a Chemicals industry investment banker.

Vijay BalasubramanianVijay joins Capstone Partners from Deloitte Corporate Finance, where he was a Managing Director focused on expanding the firm’s coverage of the global Chemicals & Specialty Materials industry. His work has included raising capital, both debt and equity, and buy- and sell-side assignments for a wide variety of clients. He was previously a senior investment banker at HSBC Group for 13 years specializing in executing transactions for Chemicals industry clients in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

“Vijay has an outstanding track record of executing M&A and financing transactions for large cap and mid-market Chemicals industry clients in key markets across the globe. With an already strong presence in the Chemicals space, together with the current velocity of deal flow, Vijay is a welcome addition to our team,” commented John Ferrara, Capstone Partners Founder & CEO.

Vijay observed, “Capstone Partners has built a great reputation and a leading mid-market platform serving clients across the U.S. I look forward to joining the team and I’m excited about bringing Capstone’s full-service capabilities to clients in the Chemicals industry – a dynamic space seeing increased deal activity of late.”

The addition of Vijay is announced as part of the firm’s broader growth strategy. Over the past year, Capstone has strengthened several industry coverage areas (Consumer, Food & Beverage and Chemicals), expanded its services offerings to include Distressed Capital Markets, completed a strategic acquisition (Amherst Consulting) and grew scale in several key locations (Dallas, Detroit, New York and Richmond).


Capstone Partners is one of the largest independently owned investment banking firms in the United States. For over 20 years, the firm has been a trusted advisor to leading middle market companies, offering a fully integrated range of expert investment banking and financial advisory services uniquely tailored to help owners, investors, and creditors through each stage of the company’s lifecycle.  Capstone’s services include M&A advisory, debt and equity placement, corporate restructuring, special situations, valuation and fairness opinions and financial advisory services.  Headquartered in Boston, the firm has 175+ professionals across the U.S. and an international presence including over 450 professionals in 43 countries. With 12 dedicated industry groups, Capstone delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams on a global basis.  For more information, visit www.capstonepartners.com.

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