Duff & Phelps taps Little as MD


Duff & Phelps, a valuation and corporate finance adviser, has hired Brian Little as a managing director in the consumer, food, restaurant and retail M&A advisory practice. Previously, Little worked at Imperial Capital where he was a managing director in the consumer investment banking group.

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NEW YORK, August 9, 2017 – Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced that Brian Little has joined the firm as a managing director in the Consumer, Food, Restaurant and Retail M&A Advisory practice. Based in the Los Angeles office, Little brings extensive M&A experience in the Apparel, Sporting Goods, Retail, Food and Restaurants sectors.

Josh Benn, Managing Director and Global Head of the Consumer, Food, Restaurant and Retail Practice at Duff & Phelps, commented, “Duff & Phelps remains committed to expanding our M&A team with leading industry and transactional experts, and Brian clearly advances our mission in this respect. His depth of expertise in the consumer space will serve as a powerful addition to our leading practice and help grow our presence on the West Coast.”

Little joins Duff & Phelps from Imperial Capital, where he served as a managing director in the Consumer Investment Banking Group. Prior to Imperial Capital, Little was a director at FocalPoint Partners.

About Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, disputes and investigations, M&A, real estate, restructuring, and compliance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world.

For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Pagemill Partners is a Division of Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in Canada are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Canada Ltd., a registered Exempt Market Dealer. M&A advisory, capital raising and secondary market advisory services in the United Kingdom and across Europe are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd. (DPSL), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. In Germany M&A advisory and capital raising services are also provided by Duff & Phelps GmbH, which is a Tied Agent of DPSL. Valuation Advisory Services in India are provided by Duff & Phelps India Private Limited under a category 1 merchant banker license issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

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