Rice University,
Bachelor’s degree in economics and Russian

Rice University,
Master's degree in accounting

Professional Affiliations


Peter Schwab

Managing Director
Capital Advisory Group

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Peter Schwab

Peter Schwab is a managing director in the capital advisory group of Piper Jaffray. He is based in the firm's Chicago office.

Schwab has more than 37 years of experience in assisting companies with mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Schwab has had other responsibilities for clients in a multitude of sectors, particularly in specialty retail, food and distribution. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, Schwab was head of retail & consumer products at Macquarie Capital Advisors as well as a senior member of the restructuring group there. Prior to Macquarie, Schwab was COO of Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC and, at Ernst & Young, he served as the president of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC, national head of restructuring, and national retail & consumer products leader for their corporate finance practice.

Schwab earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and Russian as well as a master’s degree in accounting from Rice University. He is a member of the AICPA, the Turnaround Management Association, ABI and various other professional groups.