Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Firm,, Seeks Experienced Managing Director to Lead its Food and Beverage Division

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Investment bank seeks Managing Director to lead its Food & Beverage Capital Advisory group.

Investment bank Seeks Managing Director for its Food & Beverage Division currently seeks a managing director for its food and beverage division. In collaboration with advisors across the team, the new managing director of the food and beverage division will leverage their knowledge of mergers and acquisitions to support clients looking to buy, sell and restructure in the food and beverage sector.’s advisors have a strong track record of supporting middle market clients in the food and beverage sector, providing buy- and sell-side merger representation, corporate and acquisition financing, and corporate recapitalization support. “The food and beverage industry is impacted by consumer trends,” explains Nate Nead, Director of, “But the food and beverage sector is also directly impacted by everything from fluctuating fuel costs to climate change, which both impact the availability and production cost of specific products.” Nead adds, “This means that M&A activity in the food and beverage sector tends to be driven by predictable and unpredictable factors—that’s why we are looking to hire a managing director for our food and beverage division who has substantial experience working with companies across the sector and who understands firsthand how both fixed and random variables impact this industry.”

Alongside its other divisions, which include those focused on software and technology, manufacturing, real estate, aerospace, and shipping and logistics, continues to scale up its food and beverage division. On the sell side,’s supports clients with valuations and courting potential buyers. On the buy side,’s offers an extensive range of services, which include but are not limited to expert negotiation support. “M&A activity in the food and beverage sector continues to grow, and there are two major factors driving this growth,” explains Nead, “First, younger consumers are increasingly rejecting processed food and looking for healthy choices. Second, from artisanal chocolate to craft beer, food and beverage start-ups continue to experience healthy growth and impressive profits. As a result, we’re now seeing an increasing number of large and established companies looking to acquire food and beverage start-ups as a way to stay relevant.”                                     

Among other specific areas of expertise,’s food and beverage division has experience working with companies focusing on health foods, organic foods, supplements and nutraceuticals, as well as experience working with growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors. Notably, is a national firm with offices in Phoenix, Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Princeton, Chicago and Las Vegas. “With offices across the U.S., our food and beverage division is already well positioned to work with clients in some of the nation’s largest markets, including Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles, but we also have offices in some of the most active agricultural areas, including Southern California,” says Nead. Nead further adds, “The new managing director of our food and beverage division will be free to work out of any of our firm’s locations.”

A subsidiary of Merit Harbor Group, LLC, is a full-service investment bank that works across the middle market. A national firm with a global reach,’s experienced advisors offer clients’ strategic advisory on buying and selling companies, raising capital and expansion through acquisition. works across sectors from aerospace and software to real estate and cleantech to manufacturing and the food and beverage investment banking sector.

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