Managing Director – Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Managing Director
Los Angeles
Posted 2 weeks ago

Intrepid Investment Bankers is expanding nationally and seeking to hire a talented and experienced professional at the Managing Director level in our Food, Beverage & Agriculture Group (FB&A). Intrepid’s FB&A Group is rapidly expanding and highly active, having recently advised on transactions in subsectors including; packaged food, protein, dairy, branded food, better-for-you, nutritional supplements, beverage, and grocery.

Known for its unique entrepreneurial culture that values teamwork and transparency, Intrepid offers highly motivated professionals substantial career advancement and exceptional income potential. Our culture values the development and well-being of our team-members and fosters strong camaraderie throughout the firm, resulting in some of the highest retention rates in the industry.

Intrepid is a specialty investment bank that provides M&A, capital and strategic advisory services to entrepreneurs, family-owned companies, private equity sponsors and major corporations, through dedicated banking teams with deep industry sector experience and over three decades of experience. The firm is based in Los Angeles, with additional offices in Menlo Park, New York, Chicago, and Charlotte. Intrepid is the middle-market advisory arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world.


Managing Directors are an important part of Intrepid deal teams, working closely with junior bankers and clients. Managing Directors are involved in all phases of origination and execution including:

  • Building relationships with deal referral sources and business owners
  • Identifying, qualifying, and generating new prospect leads
  • Managing the client relationship and overseeing all client and counter-party communication
  • Leading a specific practice or product area, as applicable, and developing thought leadership in target sectors
  • Overseeing due diligence processes and materials
  • Overseeing the creation of financial models and valuation analyses and ultimately all collateral material used in the transaction process
  • Managing the creation of comprehensive pitchbooks, information memoranda, management presentations and marketing materials
  • Overseeing all key steps in the sale execution process and leading all negotiations and strategy development
  • Assisting other bankers in firm building activities (training, recruiting, mentoring, etc.)


  • 10-plus years of experience in sell-side M&A advisory
  • Minimum 5 years of food, beverage, and agriculture industry specific M&A
  • Fundamental understanding of the food, beverage, and agriculture industry with some specific sector focus
  • Outstanding academic credentials from a top tier school
  • Team player willing to take an integral role in Intrepid’s growth
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Highly proficient financial analysis and modeling skills
  • Significant level of maturity and the ability to work as part of a small team
  • Self-starter willing to work in an entrepreneurial, demanding, and fast paced environment
  • Ability to engage with prospects and intermediaries, develop relationships, and work seamlessly as a bridge for introducing other senior bankers into these relationships
  • Excellent computer, presentation drafting and formatting and organizational skills
  • Ability to work comfortably in an unstructured environment
  • Proactive attitude accustomed to taking initiative and solving problems


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