Brian Peters joined HighBar Partners from Barclays Capital, where he was an investment banker in the Technology, Media and Telecom group. In that role, he provided companies and financial sponsors with strategic advisory services and assisted them with their capital market needs. Brian completed more than 20 transactions, raising over $1 billion in capital through equity, debt and hybrid security offerings. Notable advisory mandates included assisting Cisco Systems in the sale of its home networking business unit (“Linksys”) to Belkin International and advising Entropic Communications in its acquisition of Trident Microsystems’ set-top box business unit.
Prior to joining Barclays, Brian was an analyst at Rosemount Capital Management, a hedge fund backed by Merrill Lynch, which focused on direct trade-related credit investments in corporate and financial institutions in more developed emerging markets. During his time at Rosemount, Brian originated, structured, syndicated and traded a diversified portfolio of Latin American trade finance debt obligations. Prior to his finance career, Brian was a software developer for Nextel Telecomunicações Ltda. and Evertec, Inc. where he developed .NET web services across sectors including telecom, government, education and financial services.
Brian holds a BSE in Computer Engineering, with Honors, from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.