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Managing Director

Charlie Hurt

Charlie is a Managing Director with Fifth Third’s Consumer Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”), leading the Consumer team’s efforts in franchising and has deep subsector expertise in restaurants, fitness, consumer services and car wash, among other multi-unit concepts. Charlie has executed a variety of sell-side and buy-side M&A, strategic advisory and private and public capital markets transactions over the course of his 25+ year career. Prior to joining FTS in 2013, Charlie spent four years with Cary Street Partners, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Consumer & Retail. Charlie started his investment banking career with The Robinson-Humphrey Company, subsequently SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Prior to attending graduate school, Charlie worked as a Methods Analyst (industrial engineer) for Delta Airlines and was one of the first ten employees at ValuJet Airlines. Charlie received a B.A. in Politics and Economics from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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