Partner - Minneapolis
Hugh is a Partner at AGC Partners, focusing on HCIT, Life Sciences Technology and Software out of the firm's Minneapolis office. Hugh is a 25-year technology M&A veteran who ran Piper Jaffray's M&A practice in Software and Services for more than 8 years before joining Craig-Hallum Capital Group in 2006, where he led their M&A practice. He has completed more than 150 transactions during his career and has worked at Dain Rauscher Corporation, where he started the firm's software practice, and Dillon, Read and Co. Inc. in New York and London. A frequent speaker at M&A conferences, Hugh graduated from the University of Denver, summa cum laude, and received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School.
Hugh lives in Minneapolis with his wife and three daughters. He often competes in Track & Field and ranks 1st in the Minnesota Masters 400M run.
“We are very pleased with the team at AGC, who worked tirelessly with us from start to finish and secured a solid outcome for our investors. AGC's extensive knowledge of the Healthcare IT industry and personal guidance throughout the entire term of our engagement was invaluable; I would welcome the opportunity to work with AGC again.”
— Joe Sander, CEO of Harmony
(AGC Partners acted as sole financial advisor to Harmony in May 2014)
— Jeff Peters, President & CEO of The White Stone Group
(AGC Partners acted as sole financial advisor to The White Stone Group in September, 2015) “We are very pleased with Hugh and his team at AGC, who were exemplary every step of the way in finding the best outcome for our shareholders. Hugh’s guidance was invaluable throughout the process, and I hope to be able to work with Hugh and his team again in the future.”
— Roger Jones, CEO of Qforma
(AGC Partners acted as sole financial advisor to Qforma in June, 2013)