Chairman & CEO, RBC Capital Markets
Brian Deevy is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RBC Capital Markets (formerly Daniels & Associates). He is responsible for the strategic development of the firm’s business, which includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and debt capital formation, and financial advisory engagements.
Brian directs the firm’s efforts for clients across several sectors of the communications industry worldwide, including cable, satellite/DBS, programming services, wireline and wireless telecom, telecom infrastructure, internet communications, web hosting, internet content, radio and TV broadcasting, out-of-home advertising, publishing, and software and technology. During his tenure, Brian has led RBC Capital Markets in the performance of more than 1,700 completed transactions in these sectors valued at over $100 billion.
Brian also has primary responsibility for RBC Capital Markets’ Cable Television Group, which has engineered over 1,200 cable transactions, making the firm the dominant cable financial advisor in the world, and a pioneer in the highly specialized area of tax-free exchanges.
In addition to his financial expertise, Brian is recognized as one of the cable industry’s most prominent leaders. He received the NCTA Vanguard Award for Associates in 1995.
Prior to joining Daniels in 1981, Brian was a banking officer with Continental Bank of Chicago. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth.