Gina Cocking

Managing Director, Colonnade Securities LLC

Gina Cocking serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Colonnade Advisors, a leading investment bank with a focus on M&A in the automotive services and consumer finance sectors. Gina began her career in investment banking at Kidder Peabody and later, J.P. Morgan & Co. In addition to her extensive investment banking experience, Gina was the Chief Financial Officer for several companies: Discover Bank, a $29 billion depository institution and a division of Discover Financial Services; Cobalt Finance, a Class 8 truck finance company; and Healthcare Laundry Systems, a private-equity backed company for which she oversaw the successful sale to a strategic acquirer. Gina received her AB in Economics with Honors and MBA from the University of Chicago.

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Investments, M&A Surge in Automotive

Grand Ballroom

Whether it’s in the retail, remarketing or finance segments, capital investment has ramped up in the auto industry. Same goes for M&A activity, as buy-sell moves increase among de... [Read More]

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