New Managing Director at BGL

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has hired Todd Wilson as a new managing director in its Environmental & Industrial Services Group.

“The environmental and industrial services (EIS) sector is experiencing dynamic changes, driven by a hungry capital markets community, as well as EIS vendor consolidation and service line expansion,” said Effram Kaplan, managing director and head of BGL’s Environmental & Industrial Services Group. “BGL’s strong commitment to advising the marketplace in navigating these changes includes identifying and supporting M&A and capital markets bankers with deep industry knowledge and relationships.”

At BGL, Mr. Wilson will lead the firm’s transportation and logistics practice, which includes mergers and acquisitions and capital markets for marine and offshore, trucking, logistics, rail, airline, and other transportation-related services.

Prior to joining BGL, Mr. Wilson was a managing director at Jefferies where he managed the firm’s maritime investment banking activities. Earlier in his career he was a director in the industrials and transportation investment banking group at Barclays. Mr. Wilson has a BA in economics from Kalamazoo College and his MBA from the University of North Carolina.

“Todd has strong relationships across the maritime and offshore industry, is well-known for his integrity, and has a proven ability to execute transactions efficiently. We are very pleased to have Todd bring his highly synergistic cultural mindset and industry expertise to BGL,” added Mr. Kaplan.

Brown Gibbons Lang is a mid-market investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, capital markets, financial restructurings, valuations and fairness opinions. The firm was founded in 1989 and has investment banking offices in Chicago, Cleveland, and Philadelphia (

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