PETER HALL

PARTNER, LONDON

Peter Hall

- 24 years M&A advisory experience

- Focused exclusively on transactions and clients in the chemicals, materials and related industries

‌- Co-founded The Valence Group

- Ran Bear Stearns' European Chemicals Investment Banking practice

- Ran Chase's European Chemicals M&A business

- BA (Hons) in Accounting, Polytechnic of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

- MBA in Finance, City University Business School

TELLY ZACHARIADES

PARTNER, NEW YORK

TELLY ZACHARIADES

‌- INVESTMENT BANKER TO THE CHEMICAL AND RELATED INDUSTRIES

‌- CO-FOUNDED THE VALENCE GROUP

‌- RAN BEAR STEARNS' GLOBAL CHEMICALS PRACTICE

- Senior banker in Chase's NY Chemicals practice

- Senior banker in Chase's London-based Chemicals group

- Worked as an engineer for Conoco, then part of DuPont, in Houston

- Masters in Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

‌- Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

KIRK MCINTOSH

PARTNER, LONDON

Kirk McIntosh

- 20 years M&A advisory experience

- Co-founded The Valence Group

- Bear Stearns Chemicals Investment Banking team (London)

- Bear Stearns’ M&A Group (New York)

- HSBC Investment Bank (formerly Samuel Montagu)

- Maclay Murray and Spens, solicitors

- Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Glasgow School of Law

- Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Glasgow

- Qualified Solicitor and Member of The Law Society of Scotland

ARIEL LEVIN

PARTNER, London

Ariel levin

- INVESTMENT BANKER TO THE CHEMICAL AND RELATED INDUSTRIES

- CO-FOUNDED THE VALENCE GROUP

- Joined Bear Stearns’ General Industry Group

- BS in Biology and BA in Economics from Tufts University, Massachusetts

ANTON TICKTIN

PARTNER, LONDON

Anton Ticktin

- Ran Nexant Chemicals Strategy and Finance consulting group

- Chemicals strategy, market and M&A consulting at ChemSystems, IBM and Nexant

- Gemini Consulting, strategy for chemicals / pharma industries

- Business and market development at BASF, Germany

- Led and opened BASF R&D centre in Japan

- Led chemicals R&D team, Switzerland

- MBA , IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland

- PhD & BSc, Physical Chemistry, Sussex University, UK

ALEX KHUTORSKY

PARTNER, NEW YORK

ALEX KHUTORSKY

- Interim CEO of Meadow Bay Gold, a publicly traded gold exploration company

- Managing Director, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Dahlman Rose

- Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

- Managing Director at Bear Stearns

- Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell

- MBA from Columbia Business School

- JD from Columbia Law School

- BA from Columbia University

IAN GEORGE

Partner, London

Ian George

- Director at EPIC Private Equity 2012

- Managing Director at Nomura M&A and Healthcare

- Managing Director at Bear Stearns M&A

- Associate Director at HSBC Investment Bank

- Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Industrials Equity Research

- KPMG

- Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

- Bachelor of Science (Hons) University of Leeds

MATTHEW PAGE

DIRECTOR, NEW YORK

MATTHEW PAGE

- Over 15 years of M&A advisory experience exclusively to clients in the Chemicals and Specialty Materials sectors across all geographies

- Managing Director at Evercore

- Vice President at Lazard

- Masters in Chemistry (Hons), University of Exeter

JARED MUDGE

DIRECTOR, NEW YORK

JARED MUDGE

- Over 12 years of M&A advisory experience

- Senior Vice President at Scott-Macon, Ltd. leading transaction execution for their Chemicals Industry practice

- Began career at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, LLC working on a variety of transactions in the financial institutions industry group

- Earned CFA designation

- B.A. in Economics from University of Pennsylvania

PAUL LAKIND

Chief Operating Officer, New York

Paul Lakind

- Business owner and MBA Professor

- Chief Operating Officer for Credit Agricole Cheuvreux North America

- Chief Operating Officer for EDGE Services

- Chief Operating Officer for US retail banks, including the private bank of the United States Senate

- MBA from Rutgers University, New Jersey

- BA in Economics and Religion from Rutgers University, New Jersey

CHRISTIAN MIENERT

Vice President, New York

CHRISTIAN MIENERT

- Associate at UBS Chemicals Investment Banking team in New York

- Earned CFA designation

- MBA, Finance, Columbia Business School, New York

BRUNO SALAS

Vice President, New York

BRUNO SALAS

- Vice President at Jefferies Latin America Investment Banking team in New York

- Senior Analyst at Banco De Credito Del Peru (BCP) Corporate Finance team in Lima, Peru

- MBA The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

MICHAEL TSANGARIDES

Vice President, London

MICHAEL TSANGARIDES

- 8 years M&A advisory experience

- Vice President, Industrials, Metals and Mining sectors, NM Rothschild & Sons., London

- MSc, Finance and Economics, London School of Economics

- BA (Hons), Economics and Management, University of Oxford

DOMINIC RISSO-GILL

Vice President, London

DOMINIC RISSO-GILL

- Senior Associate, Capital SCF, Technology M&A, London

- Analyst, Credit Suisse, UK Investment Banking, London

- BA (Hons), University of Leeds, English Language and Literature

FLORIS JANSEN

Associate, London

FLORIS JANSEN

- Analyst, M&A Advisory, MCF Corporate Finance, London

- Earned CFA designation

- MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking, Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam

ROUSHAN KUMAR

Associate, London

ROUSHAN KUMAR

- Associate, Industrials, Deutsche Bank, London

- Analyst, Southeast Asia coverage, Deutsche Bank, Singapore, Mumbai

- Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

JULIA HEINTEL

Associate, London

JULIA HEINTEL

- Thales Electronic Systems GmbH, Germany / Netherlands / France

- MSc in Banking and International Finance, Toulouse Business School, France

- BA in International Business, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe, Germany

THOMAS NGUYEN

Associate, New York

THOMAS NGUYEN

- Corporate Finance Analyst, Deutsche Bank

- Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics, Emory University

CAITLIN POWERS

Associate, New York

CAITLIN POWERS

- Analyst, Bryant Park Capital

- BS in Business Administration - specialization in Finance, Kenan-Flagler Business School, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

TYLER HUBER

Analyst, New York

TYLER HUBER

- Associate, Deloitte and Touche, New York

- BS in Finance and Banking, Trulaske School of Business, University of Missouri

JOHN BECKER

Analyst, New York

JOHN BECKER

- Analyst, Ernst & Young LLP, Chicago

- BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

SETH WALTERS

ANALYST, NEW YORK

SETH WALTERS

- Analyst, Citigroup Corporate & Investment Banking, New York

- BA in Chinese Language and Literature, Brigham Young University

XUE JIAO CHEN

Analyst, London

XUE JIAO CHEN

- Analyst, Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Rasenberger Toschek, London

- MA in Banking and Finance, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

- Bachelor of Business Management (Finance), Singapore Management University, Singapore

PETER HALL

PARTNER, LONDON

Peter Hall

- 24 years M&A advisory experience

- Focused exclusively on transactions and clients in the chemicals, materials and related industries

‌- Co-founded The Valence Group

- Ran Bear Stearns' European Chemicals Investment Banking practice

- Ran Chase's European Chemicals M&A business

- BA (Hons) in Accounting, Polytechnic of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

- MBA in Finance, City University Business School

TELLY ZACHARIADES

PARTNER, NEW YORK

TELLY ZACHARIADES

‌- INVESTMENT BANKER TO THE CHEMICAL AND RELATED INDUSTRIES

‌- CO-FOUNDED THE VALENCE GROUP

‌- RAN BEAR STEARNS' GLOBAL CHEMICALS PRACTICE

- Senior banker in Chase's NY Chemicals practice

- Senior banker in Chase's London-based Chemicals group

- Worked as an engineer for Conoco, then part of DuPont, in Houston

- Masters in Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

‌- Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

KIRK MCINTOSH

PARTNER, LONDON

Kirk McIntosh

- 20 years M&A advisory experience

- Co-founded The Valence Group

- Bear Stearns Chemicals Investment Banking team (London)

- Bear Stearns’ M&A Group (New York)

- HSBC Investment Bank (formerly Samuel Montagu)

- Maclay Murray and Spens, solicitors

- Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Glasgow School of Law

- Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Glasgow

- Qualified Solicitor and Member of The Law Society of Scotland

ARIEL LEVIN

PARTNER, London

Ariel levin

- INVESTMENT BANKER TO THE CHEMICAL AND RELATED INDUSTRIES

- CO-FOUNDED THE VALENCE GROUP

- Joined Bear Stearns’ General Industry Group

- BS in Biology and BA in Economics from Tufts University, Massachusetts

ANTON TICKTIN

PARTNER, LONDON

Anton Ticktin

- Ran Nexant Chemicals Strategy and Finance consulting group

- Chemicals strategy, market and M&A consulting at ChemSystems, IBM and Nexant

- Gemini Consulting, strategy for chemicals / pharma industries

- Business and market development at BASF, Germany

- Led and opened BASF R&D centre in Japan

- Led chemicals R&D team, Switzerland

- MBA , IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland

- PhD & BSc, Physical Chemistry, Sussex University, UK

ALEX KHUTORSKY

PARTNER, NEW YORK

ALEX KHUTORSKY

- Interim CEO of Meadow Bay Gold, a publicly traded gold exploration company

- Managing Director, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Dahlman Rose

- Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

- Managing Director at Bear Stearns

- Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell

- MBA from Columbia Business School

- JD from Columbia Law School

- BA from Columbia University

IAN GEORGE

Partner, London

Ian George

- Director at EPIC Private Equity 2012

- Managing Director at Nomura M&A and Healthcare

- Managing Director at Bear Stearns M&A

- Associate Director at HSBC Investment Bank

- Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Industrials Equity Research

- KPMG

- Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

- Bachelor of Science (Hons) University of Leeds

MATTHEW PAGE

DIRECTOR, NEW YORK

MATTHEW PAGE

- Over 15 years of M&A advisory experience exclusively to clients in the Chemicals and Specialty Materials sectors across all geographies

- Managing Director at Evercore

- Vice President at Lazard

- Masters in Chemistry (Hons), University of Exeter

JARED MUDGE

DIRECTOR, NEW YORK

JARED MUDGE

- Over 12 years of M&A advisory experience

- Senior Vice President at Scott-Macon, Ltd. leading transaction execution for their Chemicals Industry practice

- Began career at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, LLC working on a variety of transactions in the financial institutions industry group

- Earned CFA designation

- B.A. in Economics from University of Pennsylvania

PAUL LAKIND

Chief Operating Officer, New York

Paul Lakind

- Business owner and MBA Professor

- Chief Operating Officer for Credit Agricole Cheuvreux North America

- Chief Operating Officer for EDGE Services

- Chief Operating Officer for US retail banks, including the private bank of the United States Senate

- MBA from Rutgers University, New Jersey

- BA in Economics and Religion from Rutgers University, New Jersey

CHRISTIAN MIENERT

Vice President, New York

CHRISTIAN MIENERT

- Associate at UBS Chemicals Investment Banking team in New York

- Earned CFA designation

- MBA, Finance, Columbia Business School, New York

BRUNO SALAS

Vice President, New York

BRUNO SALAS

- Vice President at Jefferies Latin America Investment Banking team in New York

- Senior Analyst at Banco De Credito Del Peru (BCP) Corporate Finance team in Lima, Peru

- MBA The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

MICHAEL TSANGARIDES

Vice President, London

MICHAEL TSANGARIDES

- 8 years M&A advisory experience

- Vice President, Industrials, Metals and Mining sectors, NM Rothschild & Sons., London

- MSc, Finance and Economics, London School of Economics

- BA (Hons), Economics and Management, University of Oxford

DOMINIC RISSO-GILL

Vice President, London

DOMINIC RISSO-GILL

- Senior Associate, Capital SCF, Technology M&A, London

- Analyst, Credit Suisse, UK Investment Banking, London

- BA (Hons), University of Leeds, English Language and Literature

FLORIS JANSEN

Associate, London

FLORIS JANSEN

- Analyst, M&A Advisory, MCF Corporate Finance, London

- Earned CFA designation

- MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking, Duisenberg School of Finance, Amsterdam

ROUSHAN KUMAR

Associate, London

ROUSHAN KUMAR

- Associate, Industrials, Deutsche Bank, London

- Analyst, Southeast Asia coverage, Deutsche Bank, Singapore, Mumbai

- Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

JULIA HEINTEL

Associate, London

JULIA HEINTEL

- Thales Electronic Systems GmbH, Germany / Netherlands / France

- MSc in Banking and International Finance, Toulouse Business School, France

- BA in International Business, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe, Germany

THOMAS NGUYEN

Associate, New York

THOMAS NGUYEN

- Corporate Finance Analyst, Deutsche Bank

- Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics, Emory University

CAITLIN POWERS

Associate, New York

CAITLIN POWERS

- Analyst, Bryant Park Capital

- BS in Business Administration - specialization in Finance, Kenan-Flagler Business School, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

TYLER HUBER

Analyst, New York

TYLER HUBER

- Associate, Deloitte and Touche, New York

- BS in Finance and Banking, Trulaske School of Business, University of Missouri

JOHN BECKER

Analyst, New York

JOHN BECKER

- Analyst, Ernst & Young LLP, Chicago

- BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

SETH WALTERS

ANALYST, NEW YORK

SETH WALTERS

- Analyst, Citigroup Corporate & Investment Banking, New York

- BA in Chinese Language and Literature, Brigham Young University

XUE JIAO CHEN

Analyst, London

XUE JIAO CHEN

- Analyst, Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Rasenberger Toschek, London

- MA in Banking and Finance, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

- Bachelor of Business Management (Finance), Singapore Management University, Singapore