Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail
Investment Banking Group

400 East Pratt Street, Suite 310
Baltimore, MD 21202
(667) 217-3320
Contact: Spencer Cavalier

Two James Center
1021 East Cary Street, Suite 1150
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 591-2039
Contact: Cedric Fortemps

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. – Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group


Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group (“DER Group”) is recognized as the national leader in providing transactional advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail sectors including convenience retailing, petroleum marketing & distribution, propane distribution, heating oil distribution, lubricants distribution, petroleum logistics, terminals and car washes.  Group members are dedicated to these sectors and draw upon complementary experiences to provide advisory services to complete sophisticated merger and acquisition transactions, debt and equity capital raises, corporate valuations, special situations and strategic planning engagements.  Since 1997, our Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group has successfully completed over 230 engagements with a total transaction value of more than $11.5 billion.

With each assignment, we are committed to maximizing value for, and exceeding the expectations of, our clients. Regardless of the situation, there is no “one-size-fits-all” transaction process, which is why we customize every transaction in order to meet the unique and specific needs of each client. By running a targeted and structured transaction process, we are able to achieve the highest transaction value for our clients available in the market at that time. We pride ourselves on flawless execution and offering an intensive, detailed approach to each and every transaction we handle. This is why “We’re Known By The Work We Do”.

Our DER Group is part of Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc., an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices in Baltimore, MD and Chicago, IL. Since 1988, we have provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private-equity owned, not-for-profit and publicly traded companies, as well as municipalities. Matrix transaction professionals hold securities licenses through our wholly owned affiliate, MCMG Capital Advisors, Inc., a member of FINRA and SIPC.


Our Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group consists of eighteen investment banking professionals that are totally dedicated to serving the petroleum marketing and convenience store industry, with a deep understanding of the industry and the issues affecting marketers. We have a proven ability to effectively structure and actively manage transactions customized to successfully maximize value for our clients. Our work is highly respected by our clients, buyers, lenders, private equity firms and other deal professionals. Our investment bankers are highly experienced, licensed and credentialed and have extensive relationships and negotiating experience with all types of buyers, sellers and capital providers.