• Equity Capital Markets
  • Private Capital Advisory
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring & Special Situations


  • Consumer


Robert Arnold is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for covering the restaurant industry. He has over 23 years of investment banking experience and has executed a variety of mergers, acquisitions, growth financings, and financing transactions for consumer companies across the restaurant, retail, food and beverage, grocery, apparel and toy industries.

Prior to B. Riley, Mr. Arnold was a Managing Director and Head of the Restaurant Practice at Raymond James. Prior to Raymond James, Mr. Arnold held senior positions at FBR Capital Markets and Piper Jaffray and junior positions at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette / Credit Suisse First Boston.

Mr. Arnold graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Finance with Economics minor. He lives in Marin County with his wife and daughter.

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.