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Robert Michael Rodgers



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Full Name
Robert Michael Rodgers

Aaron Capital Inc. – Phoenix, AZ Branch Office



R. Michael Rodgers

Managing Director


(480) 215 - 5936


Mike Rodgers has more than ten years of investment banking experience serving middle market companies by providing superior advisory services to meet their financial needs. Additionally, Mike has over 30 years' experience as a C Level executive with both private and public companies. He has completed a number of corporate finance and M&A transactions focusing principally on the life science, technology, alternative energy and consumer products industry sectors.


Mike transaction experience as an investment banker and C Level executive approximates $1.6 billion in value covering 54 separate transactions including (i) 4 IPO's at $80 million, (ii) 14  private debt and equity transactions creating $285 million in capital, (iii) 17 M&A transactions valued at $472 million ; (iv) 4 venture capital transactions totaling $45 million; (v) 5 joint venture product development ventures generating $185 million in milestone payments and (vi) 10 corporate finance advisory  engagements generating $485 thousand in fees.


Prior to joining Aaron Capital, Inc. Mike was a Managing Director CKS Securities, LLC,  Prior to CKS Mike was the Founder of Alare Capital Securities, LLC, a Finra Registered Broker/Dealer, which was acquired by JDB Capital in December 2009. Prior to that Mike served as a C Level executive with The International Genomics Consortium, ImaRx Therapeutics, Inc. Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., Fairchild Semiconductor and Instruments, Inc. and Golden Bear International. 


Additionally, Mike has extensive experience and has developed an extensive library of comprehensive financial modeling tools which include an in depth Historical and Pro Forma Financial Statements with supporting Analytics, a Real Options to value and prioritize the development of Intellectual Property and a Model, in process, to capture Industry Sector Expected Rates of Return using the Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Factor Analysis software.



Mike is a Member of the American Institute of CPA's (inactive), the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. and holds the CM&AA designation from The Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition Advisors. Mike received his undergraduate in accounting from Menlo College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston. Mike also holds the Series 7, 24, 28, 63. 66, 79 ("grandfathered"), 82 and 99 ("grandfathered") securities licenses.

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Aaron Capital, Inc.
Job Title
Managing Director
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Investment Banking - Mergers & Acquisitions
4818 E. Cielo Grande Ave

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