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Executive Director

Red Farha

Red is an Executive Director with Fifth Third’s Consumer Investment Banking team, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). Red supports the Consumer team’s efforts in franchising, with a focus on restaurants, fitness and consumer services, and leads the Consumer team’s efforts in retail & consumer products. Red has executed a variety of sell-side and buy-side M&A, strategic advisory and private and public capital markets transactions over the course of his 14-year career. Red joined FTS in 2013 and previously served as an Associate, Vice President and Director. Prior to joining FTS, he was an Associate at C & Co/PrinceRidge, a boutique M&A advisory firm, where he focused on the consumer industry, and he began his career as an Analyst in the Sports Finance & Advisory Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Red received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Science in Accountancy from Wake Forest University, where he graduated beta gamma sigma.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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