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Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC - Leader

Jim Carter, President and CEO
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Detroit
Tel: +1 313 628 8690

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x Jim is President and CEO of Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Jim has more than 25 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience, focused on automotive and industrial industry transactions. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, he was a Managing Director at Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.

Capital & Debt Advisory

K.C. Brechnitz, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Charlotte
Tel: +1 704 335 4211

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x K.C. is a Senior Managing Director and leads Ernst & Young Capital Advisory, LLC's Capital & Debt Advisory Group. He has 16 years of experience in leveraged finance, high-yield capital markets, restructuring advisory and loan syndications, including extensive experience in private equity-sponsored leveraged buyouts and complex acquisition financings.

Bo Powell, Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Charlotte
Tel: +1 704 335 4251

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x Bo is a Senior Managing Director and a part of Ernst & Young Capital Advisory, LLC's Capital & Debt Advisory Group. He has 15 years of experience in capital raising, investment management and investment banking, including leveraged finance, special situations finance, principal investing, restructuring advisory and M&A.

M&A Advisory

Automotive

Jim Carter, President and CEO
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Detroit
Tel: +1 313 628 8690

Learn more >> EY - Jim Carter

x Jim is President and CEO of Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Jim has more than 25 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience, focused on automotive and industrial industry transactions. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, he was a Managing Director at Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.

Consumer Products

Steven Potter, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 4413

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x Steven Potter is a Senior Managing Director and the US Consumer Products Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Steve brings more than 20 years of investment banking experience and deep relationships in the consumer products sector. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Steve was a Partner at SCP Worldwide LLC, a Managing Director of the consumer group at Bank of America and Managing Director of the Food and Beverage group at Deutsche Bank.

Financial Services

Simon Western, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 8665

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x Simon is a Senior Managing Director and the US Asset Management Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. He has twenty two years of experience in providing financial services clients with strategic advice related to M&A, joint ventures, minority stakes and revenue sharing arrangements.

Healthcare

Greg Park, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 4929

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x Gregory Park is a Senior Managing Director and the US Healthcare Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Greg brings 22 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience in the healthcare sector. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Greg was a Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets. Prior to that, he was also responsible for global loan structuring, syndication and sales, healthcare leveraged finance and healthcare investment banking at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup, as well as a founding member of the healthcare investment banking group at CIT.

Industrial Products

John Woodby, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 6836

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x John Woodby is a Senior Managing Director and the US Industrial Products Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. With over 20 years of experience, John has completed over 100 transactions, including M&A exclusive sales, divestitures and carve-outs, joint ventures and general financial advisory assignments, as well as raising over $20 billion in lead managed equity and debt securities.

Hisham Barghout, Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 6285

Learn more >> EY - Hisham Barghout

x Hisham Barghout is a Managing Director in Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC's US Industrial Products Group. In his career of nearly 20 years, Hisham has completed over 50 M&A and corporate finance transactions. He has extensive experience advising buyers and sellers in the A&D sector while maintaining strong relationships with key decision-makers at the most active domestic and international strategic and financial buyers in the industry.

Life Sciences

Benjamin Perkins, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, New York
Tel: +1 212 773 5437

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x Benjamin Perkins is a Senior Managing Director and the US Life Sciences Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Ben brings 15 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience in the life sciences sector. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Ben was a Managing Director in Global Healthcare Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and a Managing Director at Pacific Growth Equities.

Oil & Gas

Ron Montalbano, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Houston
Tel: +1 713 750 4833

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x Ronald Montalbano is a Senior Managing Director and the US Oil & Gas Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Ron brings 19 years of investment banking experience advising energy companies on M&A and public and private capital markets strategies. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, he was a Managing Director at Stephens Inc. and a Partner and Managing Director for Energy Capital Solutions.

Real Estate

Mike McNamara, Senior Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Washington, DC
Tel: +1 202 327 6197

Learn more >> EY - Mike McNamara

x Mike McNamara is a Senior Managing Director and the US Real Estate Sector Leader for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. Mike brings more than 19 years of expertise as a real estate investment banker, lender, investor, and advisor in the European, Middle Eastern, Indian, African and North American markets across a variety of different industries. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, he was with RBS as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division and Head of Real Estate Products.

Karen Ward, Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC,Charlotte
Tel: +1 704 338 0622

Learn more >> EY - Karen Ward

x Karen Ward is a Managing Director for the Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, US Real Estate Group. Karen's investment banking career spans Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill. Karen also co-founded a real estate private equity and sponsor focused merchant bank in New York City. She has closed approximately $30 billion of equity and M&A transactions as an investment banker.

Technology

David Hedley, Senior Managing Director
Group Head - US Technology Sector Lead Advisory
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC
Tel: +1 415 614 9299

Learn more >> EY - David Hedley

x David Hedley is a Senior Managing Director and the Group Head - US Technology Sector Lead Advisory for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. David brings nearly 25 years of corporate finance and M&A experience, most of which has been within the technology sector. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, David was head of West Coast Technology for the investment banking firm Canaccord Genuity. Prior to that, he also held leadership roles at UBS Investment Bank and Thomas Weisel Partners.

Jim Reinhart, Managing Director
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, San Francisco
Tel: +1 415 894 4205

Learn more >> EY - Jim Reinhart

x Jim Reinhart is a Managing Director for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC within the US Technology M&A Advisory group. Jim has more than 15 years of M&A advisory and corporate finance experience with six years in technology industry. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC, Jim worked at technology investment banking firm Goldman Sachs and at Harris Williams.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA (www.finra.com) providing sector - specific advice on M&A, capital markets and capital restructuring transactions. It is an affiliate of Ernst & Young LLP, a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited serving clients in the US.

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