Jim Rebello is a managing director of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC and is head of the firm's M&A Energy practice. He brings to this role more than 20 years of principal investing and investment banking origination, execution and management experience. Jim is responsible for identifying companies in the Southwest and all aspects of transaction execution for Duff & Phelps’ client companies.
Jim has extensive experience managing merger, acquisition, divestiture, recapitalization, restructuring and private placement transactions for a variety of clients across a range of industries including exploration and production, oilfield services, distribution, industrial services, business services, metals and manufacturing.
Prior to joining Duff and Phelps, Mr. Rebello was a Managing Director and member of the Executive Management Committee of Growth Capital Partners, L.P. (“GCP”), a merchant and investment banking firm in Houston, Texas. In addition, Mr. Rebello was a Principal of both SMI I and SMI II, GCP’s mezzanine investments funds. Prior to joining Growth Capital Partners, Mr. Rebello was a Corporate Financial Analyst with Energy Ventures, Inc., where he was responsible for treasury management functions. He also analyzed the financial performance of Energy Ventures and its corporate subsidiaries as well as potential acquisition candidates. Mr. Rebello was employed by Prudential Capital’s Southwestern Energy Group as a Credit Analyst from 1991-1993. His activities with Prudential included analyzing private placement investments in the Southwest region and energy investments worldwide.
Jim graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University receiving a B.S. degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Management. Mr. Rebello currently serves on the board of Unifocus Corporation and several local non-profit community based organizations. He previously served on the boards of Paradigm Valve, White Petrov and Growth Capital Partners. Jim is also a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Houston Association for Corporate Growth and is a FINRA Series 7, 79 and 63 registered representative.