Palm Tree hires Britton Woolf as managing director for transaction advisory

08 April 2024 2 min. read
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Palm Tree LLC, a Los Angeles-based investment banking and financial advisory firm, has hired Britton Woolf as managing director and leader of transaction advisory services.

Based in New York, Woolf will lead teams advising private equity firms and corporate clients on business combination, FinOps assessment, tax diligence and valuation, buy and sell-side due diligence, and sell-side readiness.

He brings 20 years of experience advising on buy-side and sell-side transactions across a range of industries. Woolf has expertise working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies on global carve-outs, public-to-private, distressed, and dispute resolution situations.

He previously spent eight years with Alvarez & Marsal, where he was a senior director in the transaction advisory group. Woolf also spent nine years at PwC, where he was a manager in the transaction services practice.

Palm Tree hires Britton Woolf as managing director for transaction advisory

He has an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.

“Britton brings an impressive background and elevated level of sophistication to our leadership team as we look to further expand our consulting offerings,” said Pardis Nasseri, chairman and CEO of Palm Tree. “We look forward to the industry insight he can provide for the firm; furthermore, his presence in this key location enhances our ability to pursue and execute business opportunities nationwide."

Founded in 2010, Palm Tree provides integrated investment banking and financial consulting services to middle market companies. The firm has practices in capital advisory, M&A, transactions, accounting advisory, strategic finance, and data and analytics.

Palm Tree has over 120 employees, according to LinkedIn, and offices in Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, and Detroit.

“Britton is an experienced finance and dealmaking professional with extensive consulting and transaction advisory expertise, possessing a national network of private equity and corporate clients,” said Mitchel Nakken, senior managing director and co-head of consulting at Palm Tree. “Additionally, we believe Britton is a welcome addition to Palm Tree’s growing presence in the East Coast market. We are confident Britton can help us both develop and deepen relationships among this elite private equity and M&A community that will enable our success in all our markets.”