Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

    • Tribune Media Company in the $560 million sale of Gracenote, a leading entertainment data provider, to the Nielsen Company.
    • The Carlyle Group in its investment in NEP Group. NEP serves the world’s leading content producers and owners, providing services vital to the broadcast of live sports and entertainment events.
    • Discovery Communications in its $195 million investment in Lions Gate Entertainment.
    • Evercore Group as financial advisor to EMC Corporation in its $67 billion sale to Dell.
    • Standard General in its acquisition of over 1,700 RadioShack stores in alliance with Sprint as part of RadioShack’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
    • Lazard as financial advisor to AT&T in its $67 billion acquisition of DIRECTV.
    • Tribune Media Company in its spin-off of Tribune Publishing Company.
    • Tribune Media Company in its acquisition of Gracenote, the global leader in music technology and metadata, from Sony Corporation of America.
    • New Young Broadcasting in its $2.2 billion merger with Media General to combine the two local broadcast television and digital media companies.
    • Tribune Media Company in its $2.7 billion acquisition of Local TV Holdings.
    • The Carlyle Group in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Getty Images.
    • Verizon communications in the $2.72 billion spin-off and merger of Verizon’s local exchange business in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with Fairpoint Communications.
    • The Carlyle Group in its $2.1 billion going private acquisition, with the company’s controlling shareholders, of the publicly held shares of Insight Communications.
    • The special committee of the board of UnitedGlobalCom in Liberty Media International’s $3.5 billion going private acquisition of the 46% of UGC that Liberty Media did not already own.
  • Industrials

    • Evercore Group as financial advisor to DuPont in its $130 billion merger with The Dow Chemical Company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Roofing Supply Group, a distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its 46% investment in JohnsonDiversey in a transaction valued at $2.6 billion.
    • International Paper in its $6.1 billion sale of six million acres of U.S. timberlands to an investor group led by Resource Management Service and an investor group led by TimberStar.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 42.5% stake in Univar, a global distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals, in a sponsored recapitalization transaction valuing Univar at $4.2 billion.
    • Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in their $8.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply from The Home Depot, which Private Equity Analyst named "LBO Deal of the Year."
    • VWR International, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and a leader in the global laboratory supply industry, in its $3.9 billion acquisition by Madison Dearborn Partners.
    • Phelps Dodge in obtaining merger control approval in the EU, and various other jurisdictions globally, in respect of in its $26 billion merger with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, forming the world’s largest publicly traded copper company.
    • Domtar in its $6 billion combination with Weyerhaeuser’s fine paper business in a “reverse Morris Trust” transaction.
  • Consumer

    • Hertz Global Holdings in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.
    • Diamond Castle in the acquisition by its portfolio company Beacon Health of ValueOptions, the largest independent behavioral healthcare and wellness company in the U.S.
  • Healthcare

    • Providence Service Corporation in a strategic partnership with Frazier Healthcare Partners in Matrix Medical Network.
    • Diamond Castle in the acquisition by its portfolio company Beacon Health of ValueOptions, the largest independent behavioral healthcare and wellness company in the U.S.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation.
  • Private Equity Funds

    • Newport Global Advisors in the recapitalization of Newport Global Opportunities Fund LP.
    • Diamond Castle in the restructuring of, and secondary sale of interests in, Diamond Castle Partners IV.

Education

  • Yale Law School, 1995, J.D.
  • University of Oxford, 1992, M.Phil.
  • Brown University, 1990, A.B.

Languages

  • English
  • French