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Pinecrest Capital Partners Opens St. Louis Office

DALLAS, TX, (September 19, 2017) – Today, Pinecrest Capital Partners, a Dallas-based investment banking firm announced the opening of its new office in the Clayton District of St. Louis, Missouri. The office will be headed by Andrew O’Neal.

While Pinecrest has historically focused on serving clients in the Southwest, its new office will bolster the firm’s footprint and leverage the strong business community in the Midwest and surrounding markets.

“We’re excited about the expansion into the St. Louis market and the growth in Pinecrest’s advisory services,” said Barrett Kingsriter, Senior Managing Director. “The region has a strong middle market business community and we think our operating philosophy and values as a firm match up well with the market. Mr. O’Neal will bring deep industry expertise to the St. Louis office, and we look forward to establishing new client relationships in this area.”

Andrew O’Neal serves as Vice President and Head of the St. Louis office and will lead Pinecrest’s transaction advisory efforts in the greater Midwest markets. Mr. O’Neal has significant experience with sell-side, buy-side and capital raising transactions in the middle market and as a St. Louis native, has deep roots in the community.

Mr. O’Neal graduated from the University of Illinois with a Master’s degree in Accounting and a minor in Finance. He also graduated summa cum laude from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Accounting. Over the course of his career, Mr. O’Neal has worked on M&A and capital raising assignments totaling $750+ million in combined transaction value. Mr. O’Neal is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as an Investment Banking Representative (Series 79).

About Pinecrest Capital Partners:
Pinecrest Capital Partners is a premier investment banking firm based in Dallas, Texas offering corporate advisory services to middle market companies. Pinecrest’s team of highly experienced professionals operates across a variety of industries. By focusing on high-touch advisory, one-stop solutions and thoughtful transaction processes, Pinecrest helps its clients maximize outcomes and realize the full value of their companies. For more information about Pinecrest Capital Partners visit

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Barrett Kingsriter, Bobby Renkes, and Andrew O’Neal are registered representatives of Securities and Investment Banking Services, offered through BA Securities, LLC.
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Barrett Kingsriter’s career has focused on advising on business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, private placements for companies in a variety of industries and stages of development, capital raising and corporate formation. His extensive expertise in successfully managing complex transactions crosses a broad spectrum of industries, including energy, healthcare, industrials, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, financial services, technology and construction. As Senior Managing Director at Pinecrest Capital Partners, Kingsriter concentrates on merger and acquisition advising, capital raising transactions and advising companies on strategic and growth initiatives. Prior to forming Pinecrest, an investment banking firm based in Dallas, Texas that offers exclusive advisory services to middle market companies with enterprise values typically ranging from $25 million to $500 million, Kingsriter served with several prestigious investment banking and financial advisory institutions, including Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Barrier Advisors, Inc.; Vice President of Commerce Street Capital, LLC; and Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at NexBank Capital Advisors. He served as Managing Director at NexBank Capital, Inc. He also served as an Analyst with SAMCO Capital Markets, Inc. where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, private placements and research for funds management. Kingsriter earned his bachelor of science in Political Science from Southern Methodist University and studied Political Science and International Law at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He holds a juris doctorate from the University of Richmond. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative (Series 7, 63) and an Investment Banking Representative (Series 79).