"Knowing the value of their business and how to unlock this wealth is truly the highest of priorities for a business owner."
As the Managing Partner of Briggs Capital, Rod has focused on maximizing value for sellers through a variety of innovative exit strategies around the globe. The huge amount of capital that Private Equity firms have amassed for acquisitions in the low to mid markets has totally changed the dynamics of selling a business and has paved the way for sellers to receive windfall profits for their firms. Rod enjoys positioning sellers to receive top dollar for their companies in a creative fashion that often goes well beyond the seller’s expectations. Rod has advised as a banker and acted as a principal in starting, growing and selling firms in eleven countries.
Rod brings over 20 years of transaction experience and entrepreneurial accomplishments to Briggs Capital. During his prior career, Rod has served as President and CEO for distribution, real estate, consumer products and software companies. Over the last fifteen years, Rod has successfully represented in transactions over 60 companies seeking to sell or recapitalize their business, raise equity or divest subsidiaries.
Rod’s clients represent a wide range of industries, including:
As a former owner of a business which he took out of receivership, repositioned, grew and then sold after four years, Rod truly understands the peaks and valleys of business ownership like few other intermediaries. Rod enjoys motivational speaking at home and abroad and has traveled to over fifty countries, collecting an eclectic range of military antiques. Rod has recently published his well-received book, WINNING AT ENTREPRENEURSHIP. He also has been a highly regarded guest speaker at the Harvard Business School, Babson MBA program among a host of other speaking engagements domestically and abroad. Rod is a well-quoted media source nationwide and is a regular guest appearing on radio and TV on a wide range of subjects.