Larry Starks.JPG

Senior Managing Director
Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Sourcing

12201 Merit Drive
7th Floor, Suite 700
Dallas, Texas 75251

Tel: 972-690-5400
Fax: 972-690-5403

Mr. Starks leads the Investment Banking Group at Waterview. He has assisted the owners of closely held companies with the sale and valuation of their companies since 1985. Prior to Waterview, Mr. Starks managed the Southwest Region for Citi Capital Strategies, the middle market M&A division of Citigroup and Smith Barney. Prior to Citigroup, he was in the Valuation Services Group of Arthur Andersen & Co.

Mr. Starks authored instructional materials for business valuation classes and was asked by the AICPA to lecture on the topic of business valuations and transactions. He is a past member of the faculty of the National Center for the Judiciary in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Starks has been featured on PBS's Small Business School series regarding exit strategies, and is a frequent speaker at Baylor University's Executive MBA program regarding mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Starks is a Series 62 and 63 Registered Securities Representative, Series 79 Investment Banking Representative, Series 24 Registered Securities Principal, and a Series 28 Financial and Operations Principal.

  • B.B.A., Finance and Economics, Baylor University 1985 

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 
  • Senior Member (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers, Certified in Business Valuation