EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - July 13, 2016) - Global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, BRG Capital Advisors, LLC (BRGCA), has been granted SEC registration and admission to FINRA membership.
"Since the founding of BRG six years ago, we recognized having a broker dealer would be a valuable complement to our global strategic advisory practices," said David Teece, chairman and co-founder of Berkeley Research Group. "BRGCA will provide full-service investment banking representation for private capital raises, loan sales advisory, M&A advisory, introductory services, corporate finance and special situations."
"Berkeley Research Group's corporate advisory practice will be best in class," said BRGCA Chief Executive Officer Ken Segal. "We are excited about the synergies between our investment banking experience and the power of the BRG platform."
Joining Segal on the executive team are Brian Shaughnessy and Roger Johnson. "Our team represents a wealth of deal experience," said Shaughnessy. "We have assembled an outstanding team of experienced bankers who have strong investor relationships."
BRGCA will be headquartered out of Wenham, MA, with client coverage in Boston, New York, Atlanta and Houston. "We are looking to aggressively grow our team and expand into new markets," said Johnson.
Collectively, the team has placed over $10 billion to private equity and managed funds, sold over $10 billion in the secondary loan markets, managed over $5 billion in at-risk capital and has advised on over 50 capital raises and M&A transactions.
BRG Capital Advisors, LLC (www.BRGCA.com) is a U.S.-registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC that offers private capital raises, loan sales advisory, M&A advisory, introductory services, corporate finance and special situations. BRGCA's seasoned investment bankers and loan sale advisors simplify the most complex of situations and bridge ideas to execution with unique capital sources, including private equity, family offices, hedge funds, venture capital, pension funds, insurance companies, SBIC funds, development corporations (BDCs), loan funds and alternative lenders, asset-based lenders and commercial banks.
About Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.thinkbrg.com) is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, transaction advisory, restructuring services, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, major law firms and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.