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BRG Capital Advisors Expands LA Office with Technology Investment Banker

September 13, 2018

BRG Capital Advisors, LLC (BRGCA) is pleased to announce that Ravi Bhagavan will lead the firm’s Technology Investment Banking practice based in Los Angeles. He will be responsible for the expansion of BRG Capital Advisors’ M&A capabilities.

Bhagavan has more than eighteen years of experience working with companies through mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private equity and debt financings, and strategic partnerships in the technology and telecommunications industries. He brings strong domain knowledge and over $6 billion value of transaction experience in cloud and SaaS, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, IT consulting, managed services and telecom network services.

“I am pleased to join BRG Capital Advisors as they expand into Los Angeles,” said Bhagavan. “BRGCA is a highly innovative firm, and building out technology M&A capabilities is a natural extension of the core Technology practice.”

“Ravi brings a wealth of transaction experience through M&A and capital placements,” said Brian Shaughnessy, CEO of BRGCA. “We are excited to have a talented and strategic banker as the anchor in our expansion into Los Angeles.”

Bhagavan received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS in industrial engineering from the University at Buffalo and a bachelor of technology in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He is a Registered Representative holding FINRA designations Series 24, 62, 63, and 79.

About BRG Capital Advisors, LLC

BRG Capital Advisors ( is a US-registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. Its seasoned investment bankers have worked on a wide variety of transactions for financial institutions and corporate clients. BRGCA is an affiliate of Berkeley Research Group, LLC.

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