B. Riley adds Michael Devitt, as Managing Director

PRNewswireSeptember 14, 20233 min

B. Riley Securities, a leading middle market investment bank and subsidiary of B. Riley Financial (Nasdaq:¬†RILY), announced the addition of experienced consumer investment banker, Michael Devitt¬†as a Managing Director based in the firm’s¬†Greenbrae,¬†San Francisco¬†office.”Michael has been a trusted advisor to high growth consumer brands, marketplaces, and eCommerce platforms on innovative strategic and capital raising initiatives for over 17 years. He brings significant industry and transactional experience across consumer public and private companies, and his addition represents a major step in extending our best-in-class middle market investment banking platform,” said¬†Andy Moore, CEO of B. Riley Securities.

Devitt has led transactions for a number of high-profile public and private brands across the consumer sector. His vast investment banking experience spans domestic and cross-border M&A, IPOs, follow-ons, SPAC combinations, investment grade and high-yield debt, in addition to private capital markets.

He most recently led coverage of the omnichannel, direct-to-consumer, and marketplace business sectors as a Managing Director with TD Cowen. Previously, Devitt helped lead west coast Retail and eCommerce vertical coverage as part of the retail investment banking group at Credit Suisse Securities where he was based in their London, New York, and San Francisco offices.

“B. Riley’s rapid growth in recent years shares many similarities with that of my high growth clients. I could not be more thrilled to join this established yet innovative and disruptive platform.¬† I look forward to collaborating with my new teammates and contributing to the firm’s continued success,” commented Devitt.

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