M&A Advisor and Investment Banker for sell-side and buy-side acquisitions for small to medium sized, privately-held or public companies -- both domestically and internationally. We're experts at all aspects of the deal from target identification, business cases, due diligence, purchase agreement negotiations, closing and post-deal integrations.
Exceptional Strategic Growth Advisory via Buy-side deal representation through all stages of the deal including pre deal Target identification, Due Diligence, Purchase Agreement negotiations, and post deal Integrations.
Curtis Spears is the President & CEO of Andes Capital Group. In this role, Mr. Spears is responsible for overall firm strategy and day-to-day operations. Mr. Spears brings over 25 years of experience in the asset management arena. Prior to joining Andes, Mr. Spears held several senior leadership roles, including Senior Managing Director with Gray & Company, President of Gardner Rich, and Managing Director of Public Fund Sales with Fifth Third Asset Management. He also served as Vice President at The Northern Trust Company where he was responsible for client service and marketing investment products and services to the institutional marketplace. Before taking on client responsibilities, Mr. Spears managed domestic and international equity index portfolios for Northern Trust. Throughout his career, Mr. Spears’ level of excellence has enabled him to build strong relationships with top-tier financial firms and institutional investors.
A native of Chicago, he also sees it as his duty to give back to the community. He currently serves on the Governing Board for UCAN and has served on auxiliary boards for the Steppenwolf Theater, the Field Museum and the Primo Center for Women and Children where he has raised funds crucial to operations, and helped to increase awareness. Mr. Spears received his B.S. in computer science from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from DePaul University. He holds the Series 24, 7, 63, 65 and 79 securities licenses.
Nicole Coady is a writer, director and producer with over 15 years of Hollywood film making experience. Entertainment Weekly has this to say about her first high grossing film: “Embrace of the Vampire plays the vampire/victim dynamic to the hilt and packs a substantial punch!” and USA Today hails her work as, “A delight!”
Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College in Film. She went on to pursue a career in the film industry working for such companies as the Creative Artists Agency, producer John Hart’s Hart Hubbard Films, and Tristar Entertainment before embarking on screenwriting. She had the good fortune to have her screenplays produced by major Hollywood players, New Line Cinema and 20th Century Fox. In addition, she authored scripts for two children’s animated features showcasing the top selling Bratz line of dolls for MGA, Livin’ It Up With The Bratz and Little Bratz Party Time.
Building upon her years as a successful screenwriter, Nicole is looking forward to taking the next step in her carreer, directing The Brothers Grimm’s 12 Dancing Princesses, a fairytale she has loved since childhood. As a former young dancer who studied with The Joffrey Ballet prior to attending Vassar, she is excited to bring her knowledge of dance and storytelling together through the medium of film to create a magical princess movie in the vein of such box office hits as Cinderella and Frozen.
Robby was a Private Wealth Advisor for Goldman Sachs for 10 years in both the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices prior to joining Corient. Robby received his BA in Business Administration from the University of California at San Diego. He received his MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business where he received the Kiplinger Prize for Academic Achievement and for giving back to the community.
Mr. Saggu is a Chartered Financial Analyst and serves on the Board for Talk About Curing Autism, a non-profit organization focused on providing resources and guidance to families affected by Autism.
Robby and his wife live in Anaheim Hills, California with their two children.