Experience

    • DH Private Equity in its sale of the two remaining assets in fund DH IV to fund DH IV.1, a new fund also managed by DH Private Equity.
    • Glendower Capital in its role as part of a consortium of blue-chip institutional investors to invest approximately $530 million in six companies controlled by Argonne Capital Group.
    • Tristan Capital in its sale of a 40% interest in Tristan to Candriam, a New York Life affiliate.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 40% ownership interest in Belron, which valued the company at €3 billion.
    • A secondaries investor as the lead investor in the recapitalization of two “end-of-life” funds, sponsored by the same manager, in a merger transaction designed to offer liquidity to existing investors.
    • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in its investment in Datamars.
    • B&M in its £250 million bond offering of 4.125% senior secured notes due 2022, and its related refinancing of certain of its existing senior credit facilities.
    • Deutsche Bank in its co-investment into Medi-Globe.
    • Johnson & Johnson in its $330 million acquisition from AstraZeneca of the global rights outside of the U.S. to Rhinocort Aqua, a line of nasal sprays used to treat allergies.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing and certain other aspects of its acquisition of BUT, the largest furniture retailer network in France, in a 50:50 partnership with WM Holding, a company related to the XXXLutz Group.
    • Helios Investment Partners and its investment vehicle Samba Luxco Sarl in the settlement of claims made in an ICC Arbitration regarding Samba's stake in Africatel BV. The settlement involved reducing Samba’s stake in Africatel BV from 25% to 14%, and the transfer from Africatel BV to Samba of a 34% stake in Mobile Telecommunications Limited, the Namibian telecoms operator.
    • AltaOne Capital in its acquisition, with Silver Lake, of a 37.6% interest in Cegid Group, valuing the company at ‎€580 million.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its co-investment with IK Investment Partners in the Salad Signature group, a Dutch and Belgian food business.
    • Eutelsat in a joint venture with ViaSat to provide wholesale and retail broadband services in Europe.
    • Stone Point Capital in the formation of Cross Ocean Partners and the acquisition by Cross Ocean Partners of the European Special Situations business from Capula Investment Management.
    • Eutelsat in a partnership initiative to provide data connectivity to Sub-Saharan Africa.
    • Modex in its acquisition of Gauthier Homes and Gauthiers’ Oilfield Rental.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its €1.2 billion acquisition of Mauser Group, one of the world’s leading industrial packaging companies.
    • Helios Investment Partners in its acquisition of a majority stake in Telkom Kenya from The Orange Group.
    • Stone Point Capital in its sale of Genex, a provider of healthcare and disability management services, to Apax Partners.
    • StoneRiver Group in the formation of a joint venture with funds managed by Kelso & Company in which StoneRiver Group’s Progressive Medical was merged with PMSI.
    • Cinram, a portfolio company of Najafi Companies, in its acquisition of Saffron Digital Media from HTC.
    • One of Deutsche Bank's private equity platforms in its acquisition of interests in Calastone, Graze, Secret Escapes and Zoopla Property Group from Octopus, a leading specialist fund management company.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a significant stake in B&M Retail.
    • Baring Vostok Capital Partners, as selling shareholder in the $1.4 billion Nasdaq initial public offering by Yandex, the leading internet company and most popular search engine in Russia.
    • SPIE in the issuance of €375 million 11% high yield bonds due 2019.
    • Exal Corporation, an Ontario Teachers portfolio company, in the sale of its European division to Ardagh Group.
    • Exova in its £155 million high-yield offering of 10.5% senior notes.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its investment in BenefitMall and CompuPay.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of British Car Auctions.
    • Stone Point Capital and Lockton in their $170 million acquisition of the international insurance broking operations of Alexander Forbes Limited.
    • Stone Point Capital in its sale of an interest in Securis Investment Partners, an insurance-linked securities manager.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in the financing aspects of their €2.1 billion acquisition of SPIE from PAI Partners, which included a €1.335 billion senior term and revolving credit facility and a €375 million bridge loan.
    • Central European Media Enterprises in its sale of the Studio 1+1 and Kino television channels to Igor Kolomoisky.
    • Central European Media Enterprises in a joint venture with Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky, a CME director and shareholder, to unite operations of CME's Ukrainian television group "Studio 1+1" with Kolomoisky's TET TV channel.

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 2007, J.D.
  • Princeton University, 1999, A.B.