Peter Kies, Managing Director, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets, Head of Global Technology & Services Investment Banking
Role at Baird
Peter Kies is a Managing Director in Baird’s Global Investment Banking business where he is the Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets (ECM) and Head of Global Technology & Services Investment Banking. Additionally, Peter is a member of the Investment Banking Management Committee and Chairman of the Equity Capital Markets Committee. View our recent Technology & Services transactions.
Professional Experience & Education
In his 30+ years at Baird, Peter has held several leadership positions, including Chairman of the Investment Banking and firm-wide Recruiting Committees, member of the Investment Committee of the Baird Venture Fund and a Director of the Baird Foundation. He has built and led several investment banking industry teams and has extensive experience in originating and executing M&A and equity transactions across a wide range of industries.
Prior to joining Baird in 1992, Peter was a Director of Investments for The Equitable and on the staff of Governor Tommy Thompson.
Outside the Office
Peter is a member of the University of Wisconsin Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the Board of Trustees at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.