Consumer

Delivering Value for Consumer Growth Businesses

Roth's Consumer Investment Banking Team is focused on serving the needs of public and private growth companies. Our team focuses exclusively on consumer businesses, having cultivated an effective network of investors, companies and senior industry executives. This focus provides us with unique insight into the changing dynamics of the industry, along with its underlying challenges and opportunities. Our long-term relationships allow us to gain an in-depth understanding of our client’s businesses, adding significant value as they continue to grow both organically and through acquisition.

Investment Banking

Sector Focus

  • Agriculture
  • Apparel, Footwear & Accessories
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Beverage
  • Cannabis
  • Consumer Products
  • E-commerce
  • Fitness & Sporting Goods
  • Healthy Food & Snacks
  • Gaming & Leisure
  • Infant, Juvenile & Toys
  • Nutrition & Weight Management 
  • Restaurants
  • Retail

Investment Banking Team

Hershel Gerson

Managing Director & Co-Head of Consumer Investment Banking

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Paul Zaffaroni

Managing Director & Co-Head of Consumer Investment Banking

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Gerald L. Mars

Managing Director, Investment Banking

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Jonathan Alyn

Director, Investment Banking

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Jacob Frank

Director, Investment Banking

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Adam Roth

Director, Investment Banking

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$85,387,500

Clarus Corp.

Follow-On

Joint Book-Running Manager October 2021

$349,631,100

F45 Training Holdings Inc.

IPO

Co-Manager July 2021

$461,963,000

Celsius Holdings Inc.

Follow-On

Co-Manager June 2021

$115,000,000

AMMO, Inc.

Follow-On

Joint Book-Running Manager March 2021

$80,500,000

A-Mark Precious Metals

Follow-On

Joint Book-Running Manager March 2021
Playboy Enterprises

M&A Advisor

Financial Advisor February 2021

$57,960,469

New Age Beverages

Private Placement

Lead Placement Agent February 2021

$50,000,000

Playboy Enterprises

Private Placement

Lead Placement Agent February 2021

Research

At a Glance

38

Covered companies

6

Analysts

Research Team

Edward Engel, CFA

Senior Research Analyst

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George Kelly, CFA

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst

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Matthew Koranda

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst

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Sean McGowan

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst

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Gerard "Gerry" Sweeney

Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst

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Scott Fortune

Director, Research Analyst

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