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Stefan Green Joins Perella Weinberg Partners as Partner

September 3, 2014

Firm Expands Technology, Media and Telecommunications Advisory Coverage;

Enhances San Francisco Presence

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Perella Weinberg Partners today announced that Stefan Green has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Advisory business. Mr. Green will focus on providing strategic and financial advice to technology, media and telecommunications companies, and he will have broader responsibility for the San Francisco office, where he will be based.

Mr. Green comes to Perella Weinberg Partners following a 19 year career at Goldman Sachs. Named a Partner in 2002, Mr. Green held a number of leadership positions, including COO and Head of Investment Banking Services for the EMEA region and Head of the Financial Sponsors Group, EMEA. In these roles, Mr. Green advised on many different client matters, including M&A, leveraged finance and corporate finance, and worked in multiple geographies, including San Francisco, New York, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

Peter Weinberg, a Founding Partner and Head of Advisory at Perella Weinberg Partners, said, “Stefan is an experienced banker whose considerable sector knowledge and extensive global experience will be invaluable to our Firm and our clients. The Bay Area is an important region and Stefan’s addition reinforces our commitment to the area, enhances our service offering and increases our ability to assist clients in the region.”

Stefan Green stated, “Perella Weinberg Partners has a stellar track-record of providing high-quality, discerning advice, and I am delighted to join a team of this caliber. This is an exciting time within the telecom, media and technology sectors, and I look forward to partnering with my colleagues to help our clients meet their strategic needs within this dynamic space.”

Perella Weinberg Partners has been actively advising technology, media and telecommunications clients. Some of the Firm’s assignments include advising:

Technology:

  • Blackberry in connection with its $1.25 billion private placement of convertible debentures from Fairfax Financial and other institutional investors;
  • Monsanto Company on its acquisition of the Climate Corporation for $930 million;
  • Google in connection with a recapitalization and dividend of non-voting share; and
  • Oracle Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Pillar Data Systems.

    Media/Telecommunications:

  • Numericable Group SA, the French cable operator, in connection with its acquisition of SFR from Vivendi for €15.5 billion;
  • Kabel Deutschland Holding AG in connection with the recommended voluntary public takeover by Vodafone Group plc for €10.7 billion;
  • Eutelsat Communications on its acquisition of Latin American satellite operator SatÉlites Mexicanos (Satmex) for $1.1 billion; and
  • The Principality of Monaco in relation to the acquisition by Xavier Niel of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc’s 55% stake in Monaco Telecom for $809 million.

    Biography of Stefan Green

    Mr. Green is a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners. He comes to Perella Weinberg Partners from Goldman Sachs, following a 19 year career at the company. During his tenure, Mr. Green served in several roles, including Head of the Financial Sponsors Group, EMEA from 2010 to 2012; Head of Investment Banking Services and Chief Operating Officer, Investment Banking Division, EMEA from 2007 to 2009; and Chief Operating Officer, Investment Banking Division, Japan from 2003 to 2006; he was named a Partner in 2002. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Green worked at Bain & Company. Mr. Green received a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honors in Philosophy, Politics & Economics at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford, and a Master in Business Administration, with distinction, from INSEAD.

    About Perella Weinberg Partners

    Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading independent, client-focused financial services firm providing advisory and asset management services to a broad, global client base, including corporations, institutions and governments. The Advisory business advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, defense advisory, financial restructuring, private capital raising, and pension matters. The Asset Management business includes a suite of hedge fund strategies, private investment funds (including real estate) and outsourced CIO solutions. Together with its affiliates, the Asset Management business has capital commitments and managed assets of more than $11 billion. With more than 400 employees, Perella Weinberg Partners maintains offices in New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Denver, Dubai, and San Francisco. For more information on Perella Weinberg Partners, please visit http://www.pwpartners.com.




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