ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Raymond James has hired experienced finance professional Brian Boyle as a managing director in the Consumer Investment Banking practice. Boyle will lead the firm’s effort in the Food & Beverage space, an industry in which he is deeply experienced and has served for much of his 30-year career.
“Brian is a highly regarded professional with an exceptional understanding of the food and beverage space,” said Mark Goodman, managing director and head of the Consumer Investment Banking practice. “He’s adept at delivering results to clients, and I’m thrilled to welcome Brian to our team.”
Boyle joins Raymond James from PwC Corporate Finance where he co-led the Consumer Markets investment banking practice. He began his career at Lehman Brothers and held leadership positions at other investment banks including McGladrey Capital Markets and D.A. Davidson & Co. Boyle also founded a merchant banking firm, Capital Placement, which advised middle-market growth companies. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Boyle is based in Chicago.
“I am very excited to be joining the highly successful Raymond James Consumer Investment Banking team,” Boyle said. “Raymond James has built a powerful global M&A platform that I am looking forward to leveraging on behalf of my clients.”
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