Alex Howard is a Managing Director in the Valuation Advisory group. Alex has extensive experience in providing valuation opinions, transaction services, and financial advice for middle market private and small-capitalization public companies.
Alex has provided opinions for corporate and estate planning, estate, gift, and income tax requirements, fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, and employee stock ownership trusts, among others. He has advised boards of directors and trustees regarding mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and recapitalizations.
Prior to joining Stout, Alex was a founding partner and president of Howard Frazier Barker Elliott (HFBE) where he managed the firm, as well as supervised and participated in valuation and financial advisory opinions, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate finance. Prior to founding HFBE, Alex served in various positions within the securities industry for Rotan Mosle, Inc., First Interstate Capital Company of Texas, and Kemper Securities Group, Inc., where he participated in corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, and financial advisory services.
Alex has written and spoken to trade groups and professionals regarding succession planning, valuation, and mergers and acquisitions.