B. Riley FBR Inc.

10990 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1200, Los Angeles 90024

brileyfbr.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence

Industry Focus:

All industries

Top Local Executives:

Andy Moore, CEO

310-966-1444

Cappello Global

10990 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1200, Los Angeles 90024

cappellocorp.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence, restructuring, PIPE financing, cross-border advisory

Industry Focus:

Agriculture, business services, consumer products, energy

Top Local Executive:

Alexander Cappello, CEO, Chairman

310-393-6632

Cascadia Capital

707 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 4350, Los Angeles 90017

cascadiacapital.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, recapitalizations

Industry Focus:

Automotive, aerospace and defense, technology, consumer, health and wellness

Top Local Executive:

Nicole Fry, Managing Director

323-486-8121

CEC Capital

11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 450, Los Angeles 90025

CECcapitalus.com

Services Offered:

M&A, growth, capital raising, cross-border advisory

Industry Focus:

Technology, media, consumer, health care, life sciences

Top Local Executive:

Daniel Chen, Managing Director

310-361-2100

CenterPoint M&A Advisors

21550 Oxnard St., Suite 960, Woodland Hills 91367

centerpnt.com

Services Offered:

M&A

Industry Focus:

Industrial, consumer, rental, distribution, food, business services

Top Local Executives:

Chris Bandouveris, Managing Principal

Scott Berejikian, Managing Principal

818-593-7907

Clear Capital Advisors

1801 Century Park E, Suite 450, Los Angeles 90067

clearcapitaladvisors.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, recapitalizations, strategic advisory, ESOPs

Industry Focus:

Business services, technology, digital media, health care services

Top Local Executive:

Bruce Pompan, Managing Director

310-405-5838

Columbia Capital Advisors

1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100, Los Angeles 90067

columbiacapitalsecurities.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Middle-market companies

Top Local Executive:

Michael Donahue, Chairman, President

310-883-4686

CriticalPoint Partners

1230 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 170, Manhattan Beach 90266

criticalpointpartners.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, restructuring, due diligence

Industry Focus:

Consumer, industrial, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, business services, apparel, distribution/logistics

Top Local Executive:

Matt Young, CEO

310-321-4400

D.A. Davidson & Co.

611 Anton Blvd., Suite 600, Costa Mesa 92626

dadavidson.com

Services Offered:

M&A, public and private debt and equity financings, fairness opinions, strategic board advisory

Industry Focus:

Consumer, diversified industrials, financial institutions, real estate, technology

Top Local Executive:

Rory McKinney, Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking

310-500-3865

DelMorgan & Co.

100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 750, Santa Monica 90401

delmorganco.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence

Industry Focus:

All industries

Top Local Executive:

Neil Morganbesser, CEO, President

310-319-2000

Deloitte Corporate Finance

555 W. 5th St., Suite 2700, Los Angeles 90013

investmentbanking.deloitte.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, ESOP corporate finance, capital advisory services, board and strategic advisory services

Industry Focus:

Business services, consumer products, financial, life sciences and health care, industrial, packaging

Top Local Executive:

Tracy Albert, Managing Director

213-688-0800

Diamond Capital Advisors

1875 Century Park East, Suite 1220, Los Angeles 90067

diamondcapadvisors.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, consulting for exit strategies, liquidity analysis

Industry Focus:

Manufacturing, distribution, business services, media, health care, technology, consumer products, aerospace, digital media

Top Local Executive:

David Herman, Managing Partner

310-432-8575

Duff & Phelps

10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1100, Los Angeles 90067

duffandphelps.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence

Industry Focus:

Aerospace and defense, consumer, industrials, entertainment, health

Top Local Executive:

Sherry Cefali, Managing Director

424-249-1650

Echelon Partners

1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 416, Manhattan Beach 90266

echelon-partners.com

Services Offered:

M&A, due diligence, restructuring, valuations

Industry Focus:

Asset and management firms

Top Local Executive:

Dan Seivert, CEO, Managing Partner

888-560-9027

Evolution Media Capital

2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067

evolutionmediacapital.com

Services Offered:

M&A

Industry Focus:

Entertainment, sports, media

Top Local Executives:

Rick Hess, Co-Managing Partner

Bob Stanley, Co-Managing Partner

424-288-2000

FocalPoint Partners

11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1550, Los Angeles 90025

focalpointllc.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, restructurings and strategic advisory

Industry Focus:

Consumer, industrials, health care, technology/media, business services, food and restaurants

Top Local Executives:

Duane Stullich, Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Nishen Radia, Co-Founder, Managing Partner

310-405-7000

Greif & Co.

633 W. 5th St., 65th Floor, Los Angeles 90071

greifco.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, restructuring, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Consumer, industrials, technology, health care, food, entertainment

Top Local Executive:

Lloyd Greif, CEO, President

213-346-9250

GT Securities Inc.

12655 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles 90066

gtsecurities.net

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Computer hardware and software, consumer products, logistics

Top Local Executives:

Jay Turo, Managing Partner

David Lavinsky, Managing Partner

310-846-5000

Hamilton Grant

70 S. Lake Ave., Seventh Floor, Pasadena 91101

hamiltongrant.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placement, restructuring, capital restructuring, leveraged buyouts, business strategy consulting

Industry Focus:

Middle-market companies

Top Local Executive:

Donald Bizub, CEO

310-846-3800

Houlihan Lokey

10250 Constellation Blvd., Fifth Floor, Los Angeles 90067

hl.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Aerospace, business services, consumer, energy, media, finance

Top Local Executive:

Scott Beiser, CEO

310-553-8871

Imperial Capital

10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2400, Los Angeles 90067

imperialcapital.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, restructuring, IPO underwriting, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Aerospace and defense, business services, energy, consumer products, financial services, energy, health care, industrial, agriculture, technology

Top Local Executive:

Randall Wooster, CEO

310-246-3700

Innovation Capital

222 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1300, El Segundo 90245

innovation-capital.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, restructuring, due diligence

Industry Focus:

Gaming, leisure, restaurant, retail

Top Local Executive:

Matt Sodl, Founding Partner, President, Managing Director

310-335-9333

Intrepid Investment Bankers, a subsidiary of MUFG Union Bank

11755 Wilshire Blvd., 22nd Floor, Los Angeles 90025

intrepidib.com

Services Offered:

M&A advisory, buy-side target search, financing, financial restructuring

Industry Focus:

Beauty and personal care, apparel and lifestyle brands, health care, food, beverage and agriculture, digital media, software and services, commercial and consumer tech, industrials, business services

Top Local Executive:

Eduard Bagdasarian, CEO

310-478-9000

Janas Associates

141 S. Lake Ave., Suite 102, Pasadena 91101

janascorp.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, management consulting

Industry Focus:

Middle market, manufacturing, business services, distributors, aerospace

Top Local Executive:

Carter Freeman, CEO, Chairman

626-432-7000

KAL Capital Markets

100 W. Broadway, Suite 205, Long Beach 90802

kalcapitalmarkets.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, merchant banking

Industry Focus:

Aerospace and defense, industrials

Top Local Executive:

Trevor Bohn, Co-Founder, Partner

Ryan Murphy, Co-Founder, Partner

949-404-4201

Kerlin Capital Group

624 S. Grand Ave., Suite 2410, Los Angeles 90017

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, strategic planning, family ownership planning

Industry Focus:

Manufacturing, distribution, services, food, technology

Top Local Executive:

William Doyle, Managing Partner

213-627-3300

Lincoln International

633 W. 5th St., 66th Floor, Los Angeles 90071

lincolninternational.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, restructuring valuations

Industry Focus:

Industrial, business services, consumer/retail, health care

Top Local Executive:

Christopher Petrossian, Managing Director

213-283-3700

McCafferty & Co.

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 370, Los Angeles 90067

mccaffertyco.com

Services Offered:

M&A, restructuring, research

Industry Focus:

Media, entertainment, technology

Top Local Executive:

Colin McCafferty, Managing Partner

310-551-4040

MJC Partners

300 S. Grand Ave., #4050, Los Angeles 90071

mjcpartners.com

Services Offered:

Strategic consulting, investment banking, M&A

Industry Focus:

Financial institutions in the Western U.S., community banks

Top Local Executive:

Michael Cavallaro, CEO, Founder, Chairman

213-278-0429

Moelis & Co.

1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1900, Los Angeles 90067

moelis.com

Services Offered:

M&A, restructuring, risk advisory, capital markets, private fund advisory

Industry Focus:

Consumer, retail, tech, financial, energy, media, industrials

Top Local Executive:

Kenneth Moelis, CEO

310-443-2300

Montminy & Co.

12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 150, Los Angeles 90025

montminyco.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Business services, consumer products, health care, industrials, media and entertainment, real estate, technology

Top Local Executive:

Joel Montminy, CEO, President

310-230-6033

New Century Capital Partners

1510 11th St., Suite 203, Santa Monica 90401

newcenturycap.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements

Industry Focus:

Cybersecurity, internet/digital marketing services, health care services and medical devices

Top Local Executive:

Mark Salter, CEO, Founder

310-415-9073

NewCap Partners Inc.

5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 1135, Los Angeles 90045

newcap.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, strategic advisory

Industry Focus:

Technology, aerospace, manufacturing, software, health care

Top Local Executive:

Tom Turney, Managing Principal

310-645-7900

Ocean Park Advisors

5200 W. Century Blvd., Suite 420, Los Angeles 90045

oceanparkadvisors.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Renewable energy, food, agriculture

Top Local Executive:

Bruce Comer, Managing Director

310-670-2093

Park Lane

2029 Century Park East, Suite 437, Los Angeles 90067

prkln.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence

Industry Focus:

Sports teams, leagues, businesses

Top Local Executive:

Andrew Kline, Managing Director

310-201-8496

Reynolds Advisory Partners

5900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 920, Los Angeles 90036

reynoldsap.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements

Industry Focus:

Middle-market companies

Top Local Executive:

Douglas Reynolds, Managing Director

626-316-6100

Roth Capital Partners

11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles 90025

roth.com

Services Offered:

IPO underwriting, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Business services, consumer, health care, cleantech, technology

Top Local Executives:

David Enzer, Managing Director

Russ Nudelman, Director

800-991-2788

Rothschild & Co.

10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1250, Los Angeles 90067

rothschildandco.com

Services Offered:

M&A, growth capital raising, equity and debt advisory, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Technology, automotive, financial services, business services, consumer, industrial

Top Local Executive:

David Baron, Head of Western Region

310-432-4310

Sage Group

11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 220, Los Angeles 90025

sagellc.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence, restructuring

Industry Focus:

Branded consumer, including apparel, retail, beauty/personal care

Top Local Executive:

Mark Vidergauz, CEO

310-478-7899

Salem Partners

11111 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1070, Los Angeles 90025

salempartners.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, private debt and equity placements, due diligence

Industry Focus:

Aerospace and defense, life sciences, media and entertainment

Top Local Executive:

John Dyett, Managing Director

310-806-4200

Solganick & Co. Inc.

1240 Rosecrans Ave, Suite 120, Manhattan Beach 90266

solganickco.com

Services Offered:

M&A

Industry Focus:

Software, health care IT, ecommerce and digital media, IT and technology-enabled services, artificial intelligence, fintech

Top Local Executive:

Aaron Solganick, CEO

310-684-3130

Spartan Group

16 N. Marengo Ave., Suite 307, Pasadena 91101

spartantsg.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Metals/transportation, food and beverage, retail

Top Local Executive:

John Johnson, Managing Director

626-204-6380

Stout Risius Ross

10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1050, Los Angeles 90067

stoutadvisory.com

Services Offered:

M&A (healthy and distressed), fairness opinions, solvency opinions, restructuring, valuation of companies and complex securities

Industry Focus:

Health care, life sciences, technology, entertainment, aerospace and defense, automotive, business services, consumer, retail, food, industrial

Top Local Executive:

John Calcagnini, Managing Director, Investment Banking

310-601-2300

Synergy Advisors

840 Apollo St., Suite 213, El Segundo 90245

synergyadvisorsllc.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements

Industry Focus:

Health care, health care IT, consumer retail, business services

Top Local Executive:

Bob Maggiacomo, CEO

310-414-3200

Trinity Capital

11755 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2450, Los Angeles 90025

tcib.com

Services Offered:

M&A

Industry Focus:

Restaurants, food/agriculture, generalist

Top Local Executive:

Kevin Burke, Founder, Managing Director

310-268-8330

Wedbush Securities

1000 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90017

wedbush.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, IPO underwriting, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Consumer, health care, financial institutions, technology

Top Local Executive:

Burke Dempsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Banking

213-688-8000

WestPark Capital Inc.

1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 310, Los Angeles 90067

wpcapital.com

Services Offered:

M&A, fairness opinions, private debt and equity placements, IPO underwriting, PIPE financing

Industry Focus:

Health care, life sciences, energy, retail, technology

Top Local Executive:

Richard Rappaport, CEO, Chairman

310-843-9300

William and Henry Associates

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Second Floor, Los Angeles 90067

williamhenryassociates.com

Services Offered:

M&A, private debt and equity placements, strategic and financial advisory

Industry Focus:

Manufacturing, technology, distribution, consumer products, health care

Top Local Executive:

David Iannini, CEO, Chairman, President

310-461-1355

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