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Teneo’s Dr. Martha Carter Participates in 2016 Harvard Roundtable on Corporate Governance

NEW YORK, March 23, 2016 - Dr. Martha Carter, Senior Managing Director and Head of Teneo Governance, participated in the Teneo-sponsored Harvard Law School program on corporate governance and institutional investors, a three-part series that convened last Wednesday, March 16. The Roundtable sessions are focused on addressing current issues in corporate governance, including those likely to arise in the upcoming proxy season.

The March 16 Roundtable began with a discussion of board election arrangements, including issues of proxy access and universal ballots. The discussion then moved on to consider shareholder rights to participate in corporate decision-making. Topics discussed ranged from poison...

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Pierre-Alain Rikkers Joins Teneo Capital as a Managing Director

NEW YORK, June 15, 2016 – Pierre-Alain Rikkers today joins Teneo Capital as a Managing Director. Mr. Rikkers is senior financial advisor with deep experience advising financial services, financial technology and private equity clients on a global basis, with an industry specialization in FinTech.
Before joining Teneo, Mr. Rikkers was a Managing Director at Arma Partners, a leading Tech/FinTech advisory firm focused on the middle market in the US and Europe. Prior to Arma, Mr. Rikkers was Senior Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at Moelis & Company.

Mr. Rikkers started his banking career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where...

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Brian O’Driscoll Joins Teneo Sports as a Senior Advisor

NEW YORK, NY, June 9, 2016 – Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced that international rugby legend, Brian O’Driscoll, will join the Teneo Sports division as a Senior Advisor and will work closely with Teneo Sports’ leadership team, supporting a number of important mandates for both corporate and sports clients.

Mr. O’Driscoll is considered to be one of the greatest rugby players in the history of the sport. He was the captain of the Ireland Rugby team from 2004 – 2012 and captained Leinster Rugby from 2005 until the end of the 2008 season. He also captained the British...

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Jack Leventhal Joins Teneo Capital as a Senior Managing Director

NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 – Jack Leventhal today joins Teneo Capital as a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Leventhal has more than 25 years of financial institutions investment banking experience and has executed more than $100 billion of public and private capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory transactions, and structured transactions on a global basis. Mr. Leventhal began his career in the financial institution groups of Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers, before spending almost 10 years at UBS Securities and almost 11 years at Nomura Securities.

In 1995, Mr. Leventhal was one of the first members of a newly created...

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Radina Russell Joins Teneo as a Managing Director with Teneo Strategy

New York, May 3, 2016 – Radina Russell today joins Teneo Strategy as a Managing Director.

Prior to joining Teneo, Ms. Russell was a Director in the Brunswick Group’s Capital Markets Advisory Practice and co-head of the Global Shareholder Activism Defense Practice. In these capacities, she advised clients on shareholder activism defense tactics and shareholder engagement strategies, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, investor relations, contested situations and financial and corporate communications.

Prior to joining Brunswick, Ms. Russell was a VP of Equity Research at J.P. Morgan, where she advised institutional and hedge fund clients on retail and consumer equity picks and provided...

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Alexander Schnieders Joins Teneo Capital as Senior Managing Director

NEW YORK, April 25, 2016 – Teneo Capital, a leading independent investment bank and a division of global CEO advisory firm, Teneo, announced today that Alexander Schnieders, an investment banking professional with more than 18 years of experience, will join the Firm as a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Schnieders will be based in New York and will help lead Teneo Capital’s financial institutions and insurance advisory efforts.

Harry van Dyke, Chief Executive Officer of Teneo Capital said, “We are pleased to add someone of Alexander’s caliber to the Teneo Capital platform. He is a significant addition to our team as we...

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Teneo’s Brendan J. Murphy Announced as Winner of The M&A Advisor’s 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Award

NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 – Brendan J. Murphy, a Managing Director with Teneo Restructuring, has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as an “Emerging Leader,” a designation that acknowledges the accomplishments of M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals, whose significant level of success while still under the age of 40, establishes them as among the industry’s rising leaders. The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the Emerging Leaders Awards on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

“I am honored by The M&A Advisor’s recognition,” said Mr. Murphy, “and appreciate the opportunity to provide restructuring advice to clients on a number of complex matters. I look forward...

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Sir Michael Rake Joins Teneo as a Senior Advisor

NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 – Sir Michael Rake today joins Teneo as a Senior Advisor.

In addition to his role with Teneo, Sir Mike is also Chairman of BT Group plc, as well as Chairman of payments processing firm, Worldpay Group PLC, a Director of McGraw Hill Financial and Chairman of Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC.

He was President of the Confederation of British Industry from 2013 to 2015; a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group from 2010 to 2015; Non-Executive Director of Barclays PLC from 2008, becoming Deputy   Chairman from 2012 to 2015; Chairman of the private...

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William Farmer joins Teneo as a Senior Managing Director with Teneo Capital

NEW YORK, March 3, 2016 – William Farmer today joins Teneo Capital as a Senior Managing Director.
Mr. Farmer, who has over 25 years of investment banking experience, has successfully managed more than 100 transactions valued at over $10 billion, including fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, IPO’s and, placements of high yield debt.

In 2013, Mr. Farmer founded Twelve Rolling Capital, a Maryland-based investment banking firm specializing in the Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Government Services and Engineering services sectors. In 2016, Twelve Rolling Capital became part of Teneo Capital.

Previously, Mr. Farmer served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Aerospace & Defense Investment...

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