franFrancis P. Carr

Fran has more than 25 years of investment banking experience, specializing in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for clients. He has advised owners, senior management and boards of directors of companies of all sizes, ranging from the world’s largest multinationals to start-up businesses. Fran has counseled on sales and acquisitions of both publicly traded and privately owned companies, managed corporate divestitures and executed capital markets transactions, including IPOs, private equity raises and private debt placements. His experience covers a wide range of industries, including basic industry, consumer products, financial services and energy.

Fran became a Partner of Rockland Advisory Group in 2010. Previously, he spent 20 years at J. P. Morgan & Co. where he was a Managing Director in Investment Banking, headed the North American Mergers and Acquisitions Group for both the Consumer Products sector and the Basic Industrial sector, and was Chairman of the Fairness Opinion Committee. Prior to joining Rockland, he was Founder and Managing Director of FPC Capital, LLC, a provider of financial and strategic consulting services to privately owned businesses. He was also a founder and Managing Director of the Investment Banking Group of CRT Capital, LLC, a boutique sales, trading and research firm.

Fran received a B.S. from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.