Experience

    • Diamond Castle in the restructuring of, and secondary sale of interests in, Diamond Castle Partners IV. In the transaction, Goldman Sachs, Intermediate Capital Group and other syndicate investors committed capital to a newly formed Diamond Castle-managed fund that acquired most of the portfolio of Fund IV, and Fund IV limited partners elected either to participate in the longer term potential of the portfolio by rolling their interests into the new fund or to effectively sell their interests to the buying syndicate.‬
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $910 million acquisition of Healogics, the largest advanced wound care services provider in the U.S.
    • EIG Global Energy Partners in the formation of EIG Energy Fund XVI, a $6 billion energy and energy-related infrastructure fund.
    • PSAV, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition by affiliates of Goldman Sachs.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisitions of Brand Energy and Harsco Infrastructure in a combined transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
    • Warner Music Group, an Access Industries company, in its $765 million acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group.
    • FLAG Capital Management in its acquisition of Squadron Capital, a Hong Kong-based private equity investment firm.
    • Access Industries, as part of a consortium with Apollo Global Management and Riverstone Holdings, in its $7.15 billion acquisition of the oil and gas exploration and production assets of El Paso, which were sold in connection with Kinder Morgan's $38 billion acquisition of El Paso. This transaction was named "Private Equity Deal of the Year" by International Financial Law Review.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Access Cash, a Canadian independent service organization that manages the country’s second largest network of automated teller machines.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the $4.3 billion sale of Diversey Holdings to Sealed Air.
    • EIG Global Energy Partners in its sale of a minority interest to a sovereign wealth fund.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Nivel Holdings, a distributor of golf car aftermarket parts and accessories.
    • Reynolds Group in its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging Company.
    • Access Industries in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Warner Music Group.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of EmployBridge, a provider of outsourced human resource and specialty-branded temporary staffing services.
    • Schneider Electric in its acquisition of Lee Technologies, a US-based service provider specializing in large-scale data centers in the North American market.
    • Reynolds Group in its acquisition of Dopaco, a foodservice packaging company.
    • Schneider Electric in its acquisition of Summit Energy Services, a leader in outsourced energy procurement and sustainability services to industrial, commercial and institutional enterprises.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation.
    • Rank Group in its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • General Electric in the repurchase of Vivendi’s stock of NBC Universal for $5.8 billion along with advice to NBC Universal on certain corporate matters related to the formation of the NBC Universal - Comcast joint venture valued at $37.5 billion.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and GS Capital Partners in their acquisition of HGI Holdings, a leading distributor of medical products to chronic disease patients.
    • Reynolds Group in its $6 billion acquisition of Pactiv Corporation, a NYSE-listed global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its 46% investment in JohnsonDiversey, a transaction valued at $2.6 billion.
    • Reynolds Group (formerly known as Rank Group Holdings Limited) in its $3 billion acquisition of Reynolds Consumer Products and Closure Systems International.
    • Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in their $8.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply from The Home Depot.
    • AXA in its $1.5 billion acquisition of Mexican insurance subsidiary ING Seguros.
    • The Rank Group in its $2.7 billion purchase of Alcoa's packaging and consumer businesses.
    • Verizon Wireless in its $2.67 billion acquisition of Rural Cellular.
    • Merrill Lynch in its $1.3 billion sale of Merrill Lynch Life Insurance Company and ML Life Insurance Company of New York to AEGON.
    • A consortium that includes CAI Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Kelso & Company and Vestar Capital Partners, in its $3.3 billion going private acquisition of CCS Income Trust, a Canadian company providing waste management services to the oil industry.
    • Energy Brands, also known as Glacéau, the maker of VitaminWater, in its $4.1 billion acquisition by The Coca-Cola Company
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $5.5 billion going private acquisition of ServiceMaster.
    • The special committee of eSpeed in eSpeed’s $1.3 billion merger with BGC Partners.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its “sponsored spin-off” investment in 47.5% of Sally Beauty, the beauty supplies business spun off by Alberto-Culver, valued at $3 billion.
    • Ripplewood Holdings in its $3.4 billion acquisition of RSC Equipment Rental from Atlas Copco and in its purchase of a substantial interest in The Commercial Bank of Egypt.
    • General Electric and NBC in their acquisition of Vivendi Universal Entertainment, resulting in the formation of NBC Universal, and NBC in various other transactions and financings, including NBC Universal’s buyout of IAC/InterActiveCorp and its bid for DreamWorks.

Education

  • New York University, 1993, LL.M.
  • New York University School of Law, 1992, J.D.
  • Macalester College, 1988, B.A.

Languages

  • English