Brian Best

Brian Best

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Brian Best manages the investment banking department at Dragon Capital. Brian joined the company at the start of 2006 after heading his own corporate finance firm, Rubicon Capital.

Prior to starting his career in investment banking, Brian spent six years as a Director with one of Ukraine’s largest private equity funds, where he managed investment projects in the telecommunications, media, technology and FMCG sectors. One of his most significant transactions was the acquisition and consolidation of Ukraine’s largest cable television network, Volia Cable, which boasts a 90% market share in Ukraine’s capital. 

Brian sat on the Board of Directors for many of the fund’s portfolio companies and actively participated in the Fund’s Advisory Board meetings.

Before coming to Ukraine, Brian spent three years with the U.S.-based investment bank Lehman Brothers, where he was exposed to different areas of the investment banking business. Brian earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Thunderbird, the #1 ranked School of Global Management.