Charles B. Lannin


Charlie has over 30 years of experience in private equity investing, structuring and transaction execution in the upper Midwest.

Since forming Stone Arch Capital in 2003, Charlie has overseen and participated in all firm activities. Prior to Stone Arch Capital, he served as a general partner at Norwest Equity Partners, formed his own Merger and Acquisition boutique, Greene Holcomb & Lannin, co-directed the Merger & Acquisition department at Piper Jaffray, Inc., and served as a corporate acquisitions attorney for The Quaker Oats Company.

In his Midwestern career, he has directed over one hundred merger and acquisition transactions as well as numerous debt and equity recapitalizations and offerings. He has worked with numerous privately held, as well as public corporations.

Charlie is a frequent speaker at private equity/merger and acquisition seminars and is a graduate of Stanford University (B.A.), the University of Minnesota Graduate School of Law (J.D.), and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).


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