Managing Director, Consumer
Duff & Phelps, a Kroll Business
Brian Little is a managing director in the Consumer M&A advisory practice for Duff & Phelps, a Kroll Business and is based in the Los Angeles office. Little leads the firm’s consumer efforts on the West Coast in addition to heading up its global apparel practice. He has over 20 years of experience advising middle-market clients on mergers and acquisitions and private placements of debt and equity. Over the past decade, Little has closed over 35 transactions with total related transaction value in excess of $2.5 billion.
Little’s recent deals include advising Felt (active/outdoor lifestyle brand) on its sale to Pierer Mobility; advising Maui & Sons (surf lifestyle brand) on its sale to Trimark; advising For Love & Lemons (women’s ready-to-wear apparel and lingerie) on its partnership with Victoria’s Secret; and advising on the acquisition of Journelle (retailer of lingerie and sleepwear) by an ownership group including principals of Cosabella.