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Bayard B. Hollingsworth

Managing Director

Years of Investment Banking Experience: 22
Office Location: Atlanta, GA
Office Phone: (404) 814-5285
Mobile Phone: (770) 608-7314
vCard: Bayard Hollingsworth.vcf

Bayard Hollingsworth is a Managing Director at Phoenix Capital Resources with more than 20 years of experience managing and advising clients on complex transactions and situations. His breadth of expertise within investment banking spans mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancing, balance sheet restructuring, expansion/growth financing and divestitures. Bayard deploys a hands-on approach, creatively delivering successful results to companies across a broad spectrum of sizes and sectors. His professional background has been focused on advising closely held, private, sponsored and family-owned entities ranging from $50 million to $2 billion in revenue. Bayard's expertise and knowledge spans a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, agribusiness, transportation, food and beverage, business services and consumer products. Throughout his professional career, Bayard has successfully executed a wide variety of transactions involving: M&A (Sell & Buy Side), recapitalizations/refinancings and has served in numerous capital raise assignments.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Phoenix Management, Bayard led the Southeast Region for Triton Capital Partners, Ltd, a Chicago-based advisory and investment banking firm. Before Triton Capital Partners, Ltd, Bayard founded a turnaround and crisis management consulting practice at a super-regional public accounting firm in Atlanta.


Bayard earned his B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987 and his Masters of Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He served as a board member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association for seven years. Bayard is registered with FINRA and holds his Series 79 license.