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Kevin Burke

Founder and Managing Partner, Trinity Capital

THE LATEST: Burke’s investment banking firm Trinity Capital advised Stacked Restaurants on its sale to two private equity firms in September.

BACKGROUND: Burke founded boutique investment banking firm Trinity Capital in 2000. The company has worked on M&A, financial restructurings and financing transactions valued at more than $20 billion. Burke’s field of expertise includes the restaurant industry. Trinity Capital’s client roster has included Yum Brands Inc. and its subsidiaries, including Taco Bell Corp., Ready Pac Foods Inc. and Eddy Packing Co. Inc. Burke was also an investment banker in New York at firms such as Dillon Read & Co. Inc., L.F. Rothschild & Co. Inc. and Prudential Securities.

WORTH NOTING: Burke is an economist who holds degrees from Old Dominion University and the College of William and Mary. He is also a frequent speaker on the restaurant industry, franchising and the economy.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 2

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