Brian T. Kotter

Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC US Head of Chemicals and Agriculture Investment Banking, Managing Director

Advisor working closely with executives and owners to help them reach their most critical M&A and financing objectives. Career focused on the chemicals and agriculture sectors of the economy.

Brian is a Managing Director and Head of US Chemicals and Agriculture Investment Banking for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. He has over 15 years of experience focused primarily on the chemicals and agriculture sectors.

In his career, he has completed more than 75 transactions, including advising on sales, acquisitions, restructurings and fairness opinions, as well as bookrunning both public and private equity and debt financings. Previously, he held senior roles at other investment banks focused on the chemicals and agriculture sectors.

Brian received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.

How Brian is building a better working world 

“I have spent my career working hand-in-hand with founders, owners and executives of leading companies to help meet their most critical growth and liquidity objectives. My clients have sought advice to develop and execute important strategic M&A and financing transactions intended to enable them to reach their goals.”


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Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC (EYCA) is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA providing sector-specific advice on M&A, debt capital markets, equity capital markets and capital restructuring transactions. It is an affiliate of Ernst & Young LLP serving clients in the US.

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