Brown, Taylor & Co., is an independent intermediary focused on creating opportunities by providing the right financial solutions to mature companies within the lower middle market in North America, the UK and Brazil.
We distinguish ourselves through focusing on our Clients’ priorities, developing long-term relationships, solution-oriented executives and expedient execution of mandates
Empowering our clients to achieve superior valuations
BT&Co’s experienced professionals are a collaborative team who work together seamlessly in the pursuit of investment success
Gavin Taylor has been active in capital management and private and public equity since 1991, his nearly 25 years of global investment experience include positions with GT Global Capital Management (now a division of INVESCO) and W.R. Hambrecht & Company while based in San Francisco, European American Securities in London and Lazard Freres Asset Management and Terra Nova Capital in New York. Mr. Taylor has also consulted for Shell Oil UK Plc., Procter and Gamble Inc and the 2nd largest Grain exchange in the world; the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange.
Mr. Taylor’s extensive experience has made him both a trusted source and an expert at evaluating and structuring lower middle market investment opportunities. In the course of his career he has established a large number of relationships with high quality strategic and institutional investors around the world, all of whom focus on acquiring and providing capital to small and micro cap companies. He has raised over $500mil for debt and equity issuances and over $140mil in (PIPE) private placements. Originally from London, England, Gavin received his B.A Economics from the University of Manitoba, Canada and his MBA from the University of Edinburgh in the UK. He has also received his series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.
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Phillip Brown is a Managing Director at Brown, Taylor and Company where he specializes in buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition advisory. Phillip has more than 25 years of investment banking experience having previously served as an investment banker with Smith New Court, Bankers Trust and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. During his career, he has advised clients in a wide range of industries in countries around the world with transactions totaling more than $2 billion in both financing and M&A. Phillip has extensive experience with a broad range of transactions, including buy-side M&A, sell-side M&A, private placement financing, fairness opinions and going public transactions, he has also advised many boards of directors on overarching financial strategy. Phil is very experienced in helping lower middle market companies achieve market leading valuations and offering guidance through exit transactions.
Phil received his MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and his BA from the University College London, England. Mr. Brown has also obtained his Series 3, 7, 63 and 65 license.
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Greg Krupczak has over 11 years experience in asset management with a focus on High Net Worth Advisory. His career began at SEI Investments in Oaks, PA, a leading global provider of asset management for institutional wealth management, where for 9 years, Greg held Senior roles focusing on improved investment outcomes for the firms’ clients. His experience also includes work for Auctus Wealth Management, a Philadelphia based independent, full-service investment advisory firm as well as First Investors Corporation, also a well known Philadelphia based Financial advisory firm. Greg obtained his BA degree in English from the University of Scranton, PA.
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Declan began his finance career over 15 years ago, at BT&Co, he utilizes his extensive experience in private equity research, mid-market company analysis, and deal structuring to lead our middle market research team.
Mr. Magnusson has held several long-term senior roles at both Renaissance Advisors and Strategic Growth Partners, he received his BA in Economics. from the University of Cardiff, Wales.
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Benjamin T. Willey III
Ben Willey has over 15 years experience in small company banking and specializes in corporate finance. Ben has held management positions at both Wells Fargo and US Bank. Mr. Willey is also very active in serving as an adviser to a number of pacific northwest early stage companies.
Mr. Willey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Inter-cultural Communication and a Master of Science in International Business Communication with emphasis in Inter-cultural Management; both from Eastern Washington University, Washington.
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Dollars Raised for Clients
Years of team experience
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private equity placements
Our team will deliver a creative, customized exit or successsion solution that addresses your individual and business needs.