CHARLOTTE, May 9, 2024 – Baird, an employee-owned, international financial services firm, announced today that Trevor Beasley has joined the firm’s Global Investment Banking business as a Director in its Global Consumer Group. Beasley, who will be based out of Baird’s Charlotte office, will further expand and increase the depth of expertise within Baird’s Global Consumer team while primarily focusing on the Household Products and Juvenile & Toy Products space.  

Beasley joins Baird from Piper Sandler where he was a Director in their Consumer Investment Banking Group, focusing on M&A, debt and equity offerings across a number of Consumer sub-sectors. Previously he was a Vice President with Deloitte Corporate Finance in their Consumer Investment Banking division, where he also held Associate and Analyst roles. Beasley received a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

We are pleased to welcome Trevor to our Global Consumer practice. Trevor’s broad knowledge and experience will enhance our team’s already valued and unique offerings to our growing client base.

Maria Watts, Co-Head of the Global Consumer Investment Banking Group at Baird

Over the last decade, Baird Global Consumer Investment Banking has partnered with some of the world’s most admired companies and brands – guiding them through challenging market cycles, amplifying their stories and helping them achieve their next chapter of growth. Baird’s Global Consumer practice includes over 50 investment bankers, who have completed over 120 consumer M&A and financing transactions since 2021.

About Baird Global Investment Banking

Baird is a leading global investment bank with more than 500 banking associates, offering corporations, entrepreneurs, private equity and other financial sponsors a broad range of advisory and financing solutions. Since 2019, Baird has completed nearly 740 advisory transactions, representing $337 billion in transaction value, and 382 financings, raising nearly $180 billion.

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