Brandon Hinkle

name Brandon Hinkle is the co-founder and Chief Executive of and brings more than 10 years of banking and finance experience to plura. Prior to co-founding plura, Brandon served in the workout group for GE Capital's sponsor finance division (Antares) as Agent for middle market transactions in various stages of insolvency, assisting GE and its customers navigate through bankruptcy, debt-for-equity conversions, enterprise valuations, distressed debt valuations, liquidation analyses, UCC sales, DIP loans, and traditional debt restructures. Brandon started his career as an underwriter in Merrill Lynch's small business lending division providing working capital, equipment, real estate, acquisition and recapitalization loans nationwide. Brandon transferred into Merrill Lynch Capitals corporate finance group in 2005, underwriting sponsored leveraged buyouts in the middle market. Brandon received a BA in finance from Michigan State University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management with concentrations in marketing and entrepreneurship.

How To Value A Business

05th January 2012
Valuing a business is complex. Experienced practitioners have written novels on the subject, but we don’t have time for that here. Instead, this represents a high level crash course in business valuation using the “EBITDA multiple” method, which is th... Read >