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Matt Spain

Senior Managing Director


  • Mergers & Acquisitions


  • Diversified Industrials
  • Consumer
  • Business Services
  • Diversified Industrials


Matthew Spain is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for public and private company Mergers & Acquisitions. He has 28 years of Investment Banking experience advising clients in the Diversified Industrials, Industrial Technology, Business Services and Consumer sectors.

Mr. Spain has closed over 100 M&A transactions and has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as an Influential Investment Banker.

Prior to B. Riley, he was Head of M&A for Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, Head of the Middle Market M&A Group for UBS, and Head of the Exclusive Sales Group for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Mr. Spain earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas @ Austin and a BBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

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.