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Jonathan Mitchell

Senior Managing Director


  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Sponsors Coverage


  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Crypto & Digital Assets
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Technology, Media & Telecom


Jonathan Mitchell is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for leading the SPAC investment banking practice. He has 20 years of experience in SPACs.

Mr. Mitchell has received SPAC Investment Bank of the Year Award from M&A Atlas in 2021.

Prior to B. Riley, He held positions managing SPAC dedicated hedge funds investing in more than 200 SPACs, including 35 SPACs serving as a member of the sponsor. He played a critical role in the evaluations, analysis and selection of these investments at MK Capital Advisors as a Managing Director, Cullen Investments as an Equities Manager, and Pacific Capital Partners as Founder and CEO. He began his career at JP Morgan.

Mr. Mitchell previously served on the Advisory Board for Lepe Partners LLP, GSV Capital and was a public company board of director for a Nasdaq-listed SPAC.

B. Riley Securities is a leading middle market investment bank that provides a full suite of corporate finance, advisory, sales and trading and equity research. 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 equity research.