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Ajay Asija

Senior Managing Director, Group Head Financial Services


  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


  • Financial Services
  • Technology, Media & Telecom


Ajay Asija is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for covering Financial Institutions and FinTech. He has over 20 years of experience in capital raising and mergers & acquisitions in these sectors.

Mr. Asija started his career at Lehman Brothers in their Financial Institutions Group and has held senior banking positions in the Financial Institutions Groups at J.P. Morgan, Bear Stearns & Macquarie.

He holds a BS in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, an MS in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MBA in Finance from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.

B. Riley Securities provides a full suite of investment banking, corporate finance, advisory, research, and sales and trading services. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory, SPACs, corporate restructuring and recapitalization. B. Riley is nationally recognized and highly ranked for its proprietary small-cap equity research. B. Riley Securities formerly operated as B. Riley FBR following the merger of B. Riley & Co. and FBR & Co.