CHICAGO, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stout Risius Ross, Inc., a premier global advisory firm, is pleased to announce it has retained Guy Phillips to provide investment banking services to consumer products and retail clients. Mr. Phillips will consult with the firm as a Senior Advisor in Stout's Investment Banking group. He is based in New York.
Mr. Phillips served in various leadership roles during a 19-year period at UBS AG, a global investment bank and wealth management firm. His positions included Global Head of the Consumer Products and Retail Group, Global Head of the Entrepreneurs Coverage Group, and Head of Private Equity Coverage for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Phillips also served as a member of the Investment Banking Division's Executive Committee and a member of the Executive Committee for the Latin American Wealth Management business at UBS. While at UBS, Mr. Phillips worked in both the New York and London offices.
Mr. Phillips is also the Founder of NuOrion Partners, a private investment firm, and is a Senior Advisor to 17Capital LLP.
"I'm thrilled about this opportunity to combine Guy's extensive experience with that of the Investment Banking group at Stout," said Nick Jachim, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Stout. "His expertise working with companies and investors of all sizes and in every corner of the world will bring tremendous value and insight to our clients in the consumer products and retail sectors."
"For the last several years, I've consulted with Stout on a number of projects and have been impressed with the firm's entrepreneurial energy and determination to build a top-rated investment banking business," said Mr. Phillips. "We share a commitment to providing best-in-class independent advice and deal execution."
Mr. Phillips holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to attending business school, Mr. Phillips worked as a Product Manager in the Chemical Business of Rhone-Poulenc S.A., a French manufacturer of specialty chemicals for a variety of industries, including personal care and beauty.
About Stout's Investment Banking Group
Stout's Investment Banking group provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advice, private capital raising, and other financial advisory services for private equity portfolio companies, closely held or family owned businesses, and divisions of large corporate parents. Stout's dedicated plastics industry practice includes experience with companies within the medical, packaging, industrial, and automotive markets and across various manufacturing and plastic processes. For more information, visit www.srr.com/services/investment-banking.
Stout is a premier global advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation Advisory, Dispute Consulting, and Management Consulting. We serve a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. For more information, visit www.srr.com, follow us on Twitter @StoutRisiusRoss, and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.
Stout is a trade name for Stout Risius Ross, Inc. and Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer and SIPC member firm.
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