Services

  • Equity Capital Markets 
  • Private Capital Advisory 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 

Sectors

  • Consumer

Affiliations

  • The Alliance for Children's Rights
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • LA 25

Biography

Robert ("Bob") Woolway is a Senior Managing Director with B. Riley Securities responsible for the firm's food and restaurant investment banking business.   He has over 30 years of investment banking experience and has executed a wide variety of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financing transactions initially at bulge bracket firms and more recently in the middle market.  


Prior to B. Riley,  Bob was a managing director of Trinity Capital where he focused on the food, beverage and restaurant industries. Previously, he was head of the Southwest region at J.P. Morgan and held senior investment banking positions at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Salomon Brothers.  


Bob graduated from Harvard University with honors in economics and received a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller scholar. Bob has served on several corporate boards and has been involved as a board member of a number of non-profit organizations, including The Alliance for Children's Rights.

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.