Auctus Group is pleased to announce its newest member to the team, Mr. William J. Allen (“BJ”), who is the Managing Director at the Auctus Group, Inc. as of April 2016. BJ oversees the firm’s Capital Markets activity for both Debt and Equity products and provides M&A Advisory guidance to the firm’s clients. BJ possesses more than 20 years of corporate, middle market banking experience and boasts expertise in investment underwriting, portfolio management and capital markets experience.
Prior to joining Auctus Group, Inc., BJ most recently ran Corporate Asset Management Advisors, a middle market M&A Advisory firm whose services included buy-side and sell-side mandates, in addition to arrangement of debt and equity financing for companies across a broad array of industries. BJ’s career dates back to his role as a Founder and Head of Capital Markets at Freeport Financial, a firm with over $1.5 Billion under management. Freeport Financial provides debt capital to support private equity owned businesses. BJ has also held Capital Markets, underwriting and portfolio management roles in the Debt Syndication and Corporate Finance groups at GE Capital and Heller Financial.
BJ graduated with Honors from Northern Illinois University and achieved a degree in Finance. He subsequently earned a law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. BJ is an active member of the Real Men Read program for Chicago Public Schools, the Sit Stay Read volunteer program, and the K-9-4-Keeps pet rescue organization.