Colonnade’s founder, Stuart Miller, has recently left the firm to join WebFilings as Chief Financial Officer. Chris Gillock and Jeff Guylay, Colonnade’s managing directors, will continue to lead Colonnade.
Stuart Miller founded Colonnade in 1999 and has been instrumental in positioning Colonnade as a leading financial advisor to corporations, private equity firms, and entrepreneurs. Colonnade focuses on advising companies in the financial services and business services sectors.
“I am greatly indebted to my partners and colleagues at Colonnade and plan to join Colonnade’s Advisory Board,” Stuart Miller said. “Leaving Colonnade is difficult; but WebFilings presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that I can’t resist.”
Jeff Guylay commented, “We are happy for Stuart. It is a great opportunity. We will miss him, and we wish him well. The team at WebFilings is lucky to have him”.
“Colonnade is in great shape thanks in part to Stuart’s hard work and leadership,” added Chris Gillock. “Our pipeline is strong. We remain focused on the financial services and business services sectors. Jeff and I are committed to our clients and their businesses, and we will continue to deliver the focused expertise and results that our clients deserve”.
About Colonnade Advisors LLC
Colonnade is an independent investment bank focused on the financial services and business services sectors. Colonnade provides expert, objective advice on mergers and acquisitions, private placements, fairness opinions, valuation opinions and corporate finance issues for privately held businesses, publicly traded companies and financial sponsors. Our senior bankers bring extensive transaction experience, industry expertise, a process orientation and a sense of urgency to each engagement.
WebFilings’ integrated office suite Wdesk is a B2B collaboration platform in the cloud for creating business reports. Clients use Wdesk to produce external financial reports (SEC, SEDAR), risk reports (CCAR, ORSA), and management reports (board packages). Over 60% of the Fortune 500 are clients.