John Barrymore joined Raymond James as a managing director in 2018. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Barrymore spent five years leading the food and nutrition M&A practice at Duff & Phelps. Prior to Duff & Phelps, Mr. Barrymore founded 6Pacific Group, a merchant-banking firm focused on advising and investing in food, nutrition and consumer health companies. During his investment banking career, Mr. Barrymore has been involved in numerous significant industry transactions while representing family-held businesses, private equity firms and global corporations on buy-side, sell-side and capital raising transactions. He has broad experience in cross-border transactions and maintains active relationships with clients around the world, particularly in Europe, China, Japan and Australia. Prior to founding 6Pacific Group, Mr. Barrymore held various leadership roles at BMO Capital Markets, Piper Jaffray & Co. and DLJ/CSFB. A graduate of Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Studies, Mr. Barrymore also received his Indian Certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science.