Mr. Haile joined BB&T Capital Markets in 2011 as a managing director to lead the Food & Agribusiness group. Mr. Haile has more than 18 years of investment banking and private equity investment experience and is a specialist in mergers, acquisitions and financings in the consumer and technology sectors, having executed more than 85 transactions for more than $70 billion of total value around the world. Previously, Mr. Haile was a managing director at TCI, a boutique advisory firm, where he co-headed the firm's M&A Advisory platform in Washington, DC.
Mr. Haile's prior experience also includes his work as a senior vice president at EG Capital Group, a New York-based private equity fund focused on buyouts of middle market companies in the consumer and media sectors, where he was a member of the Board of Directors of Water Pik, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Haile was a vice president in the Advisory Group at Integrated Finance, a New York-based investment banking firm, where he worked alongside the founders of the firm advising Fortune 500 global clients on mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance and risk advisory transactions. Mr. Haile began his career at J.P. Morgan in New York and San Francisco as an industry generalist with the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Mr. Haile graduated with honors from Duke University with an AB in economics and history.