Brett Finkelstein

Founding Partner, Phyto Partners

Brett Finkelstein

Founding Partner, Phyto Partners

Biography

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As a transactional entrepreneur and a relationship focused advisor, he has been involved in founding, structuring, funding, and operational roles at both startups and established companies. Brett has significant experience working with private and public companies, where he brings extensive knowledge and leadership skills to every facet of the organization. Brett has 20 years of investment banking performance and has been involved in close to a billion dollars of transactions involving a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, turnarounds, licensing, branding and investor relations for many prestigious corporations, and private equity firms. During his career he has been involved in has focused his professional journey on driving profitability and shareholder returns. Brett has also served on or been an advisor to numerous boards of directors of companies, private equity firms, and advisory organizations.

Brett has been involved in providing business strategy and is greatly experienced with developing and implementing business growth strategies. In this role, he leverages his passion for preparation, motivation and developing companies and people to realize their potential as they evolve from an idea to a startup, to a relevant contributable and successful business.

As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us.

Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017.

All sessions by Brett Finkelstein

CBD / Cannabis Panel

26 Feb 2018
10:15 - 11:00
Imperial Ballroom