Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

    • Discovery Communications in its $14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive.
    • Tribune Media Company in its $6.6 billion sale to Sinclair Broadcast Group.
    • 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, 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, in its $4 billion sale to 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; the new Domtar became the largest manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America.
  • 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. In the transaction, investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, 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.

Education

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

Languages

  • English
  • French