Brian Little

Brian Little is a managing director in the Consumer, Food, Restaurant and Retail M&A Advisory practice, based in the Los Angeles office. Brian leverages more than 16 years of experience of advising middle-market clients on mergers and acquisitions and has closed numerous transactions in the apparel, sporting goods, retail, food and restaurants sectors.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps (rebranded as Kroll), Brian served as a managing director at Imperial Capital where he led the firm’s Apparel practice. Brian has also held senior positions at US Bank, Union Bank and FocalPoint Partners.

Brian received both his MBA with an emphasis in corporate finance as well as his B.S. from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses. Brian is a frequent lecturer on topics such as valuation and corporate finance and is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Southern California.


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Industry Insights: Apparel – Summer 2022

Jun 17, 2022

by Robert A. Bartell, CFABrian LittleJon PrattJosh BennFarzad MukhiHoward JohnsonDevin Kennealy Robin Kim

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Apparel Quarterly Update – Fall 2020

Oct 08, 2020

by Brian LittleJosh BennDavid LuHoward JohnsonBrian CullenJacques GiardMyron Marcinkowski

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Fairness Opinion

Dating App Grindr Is Set to Go Public Via a De-SPAC Transaction Valued at $2.1 Billion. The Duff & Phelps Opinions Practice of Kroll Rendered a Fairness Opinion to Tiga Acquisition Corp. in Connection with Its Proposed Merger with Grindr Group, LLC.

Jun 07, 2022
Fairness Opinion Grindr
Dating App Grindr Is Set to Go Public Via a De-SPAC Transaction Valued at $2.1 Billion. The Duff & Phelps Opinions Practice of Kroll Rendered a Fairness Opinion to Tiga Acquisition Corp. in Connection with Its Proposed Merger with Grindr Group, LLC.