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Joel Montminy


+1 310.230.8600

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Los Angeles

Sector Specialties

Business Services | Consumer | Consumer Products | Food & Drink | TMT | Travel & Leisure


Mr. Montminy founded and leads our firm, spearheading its client assignments and operations across the globe. For over 25 years, he has led professional service firms and initiated cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged and management buyouts, and private placements of equity securities, restructurings, business valuations, fairness opinions and strategic advisory assignments. He has advised founders, CEOs and boards of both private and public companies, in a wide range of industries including food and beverage, consumer products, retail, hospitality & leisure, business services, technology and entertainment. Mr. Montminy has personally originated, led and closed over $6 billion of middle market transaction volume, including nearly $2 billion in cross-border transactions in over 30 countries. He has led Montminy & Co.'s most notable transactions, setting many market peak values for sell-side transactions.


Prior to forming Montminy & Co., Mr. Montminy was a Managing Director of Los-Angeles-based investment bank Greif & Co., leading a broad range of middle market transactions and co-managing the firm’s growth with its founder. He was previously the Director of Business Development for multinational law firm Arter & Hadden, LLP and served as the youngest member of the firm's Management Committee, helping double the firm to nearly 500 professionals in less than five years. Mr. Montminy holds an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, attended Case Western Reserve School of Law and holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude from Mercyhurst University, where he was an Academic All-American in ice hockey. Mr. Montminy is registered with FINRA and holds the Series 24, 7, 79 and 63 licenses. A citizen of both the United States and Canada, he has visited over 50 countries.

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