• Beau Blair
  • Beau Blair

    Beau Blair is Co-Founder of CapRocq Automotive, LLC (“CapRocq Auto”). Beau was instrumental in developing a strategic partnership in 2012 with W.P. Carey (NYSE: WPC), a worldwide leader of innovative financing solutions, that has developed into a robust and specialized business. Through that partnership, CapRocq Auto manages more than $80 million of assets in the retail automotive dealership sector.

    Beau is also a Managing Principal of McLarty Capital Partner’s (“MCP”) Small Business Fund and sits on the Investment Committee. MCP provides flexible private capital solutions to lower middle market companies.

    Prior to the formation of CapRocq Auto and MCP, Beau co-lead the acquisition of GDV Imports Mexico S.A.P.I de C.V. (“GDV”) the exclusive distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles, parts and accessories for all of Mexico. After a successful transaction close, Beau continued to serve the company as an active director, relying on a decades’ worth of finance experience to enhance the value and standing of GDV. Today, Beau remains an ownership partner and a director of the company.

    Beau was as Executive Director of Global Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan in New York where he spent eight years of his career on M&A transactions, debt and equity financings. He began his professional career as an investment banker at Stephens Inc.

    Mr. Blair earned a B.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an M.B.A., with a concentration in finance, from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas. He is a member of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation Fund Board and The Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkansas Board. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas with his wife and three children.