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Kansas City, Missouri, USA downtown skyl

Firm Overview

Royal Blue Capital is a middle market merchant bank based in Kansas City. The firm specializes in advising corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, debt or equity financing and corporate restructuring, and acting as a principal investor and independent sponsor.

Royal Blue Capital works directly with the client's ownership or management team to drive value and bring creative solutions to its clients.

Since its founding, the firm has worked on strategic transactions with a range of companies, from large publicly traded corporations to family owned businesses, in various industries.


Jim McMullen

Managing Partner

Jim McMullen is the founder of Royal Blue Capital. Prior to founding the firm, Jim had a career as an M&A attorney, working in the Dallas office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges before leading the deal team for YRC Worldwide's global logistics acquisition strategy.

Jim specializes in deal structuring and financing, negotiation, and execution.

Jim holds a J.D. from the University of Kansas Law School, as well as a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

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