Global Conference 2010
Managing Director, Investment Banking, Consumer Products Group, Imperial Capital
Brian Wood is a Managing Director in Imperial Capital′s Investment Banking Group. Based in Los Angeles, Wood provides corporate finance advisory services regarding buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, private and public capital raising, debt financings and valuations. Wood′s primary specialization is in the health industry, where he has advised clients such as Health Resources, The Natural Dentist, ReNew Life Formulas, 4Life Research, Champion Nutrition, and NutriSystem. Before joining Imperial Capital, Wood was a managing director at The Mercanti Group, a mergers and acquisitions and capital markets advisory firm in Los Angeles. Prior to that, Wood worked for The Seidler Cos., an NYSE-member investment firm that provided a broad range of corporate finance advisory services to the middle market. Wood received a bachelor′s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.