Distribution

 

Thomas E. Lange
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Head of Distribution Group
tlange@rwbaird.com

Tom joined Baird in 1996, and is the leader of the Distribution team within Baird’s investment banking group. Since 2004, Baird has completed over 60 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors, representing over $20 billion.

Prior to joining Baird, he was a partner in the securities and mergers and acquisitions practice of the law firm of Foley & Lardner. He is a member of the State Bars of Florida and Wisconsin, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Tom graduated, magna cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School, and received a BBA degree with a concentration in Accounting, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame. He began his career in the Chicago office of Ernst & Whinney.

Jason P. Kliewer
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Jason Kliewerjkliewer@rwbaird.com

Jason joined Baird in 1998, and is a member of the Distribution team within Baird's Global Investment Banking group. Since 2004, Baird has completed over 60 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors, representing over $20 billion. Jason has extensive M&A and capital markets experience working with distribution clients on both sides of the Atlantic. Jason was a founding member of Baird's M&A team in Europe and was based in Baird's London office for five years.

Jason received an MBA from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and graduated with a BS degree in Finance, with highest honors, from the University of Florida.

 

David M. Silver
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Head of European Investment Banking
Head of European Mergers & Acquisitions
David Silverdsilver@rwbaird.com

David joined Baird in 1998 and leads Baird's Business Services effort in Europe. He is a founding member of Baird's M&A team in Europe and has extensive experience advising private equity clients, corporations and entrepreneurs in the United States and Europe within the industrial and business services sectors. Before joining Baird, David practiced as a corporate and banking lawyer at Berwin Leighton. He earned an MBA with distinction from London Business School and a law degree from Leeds University.

Anthony Siu
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Head of Asia Investment Banking
asiu@bairdasia.com.cn

Prior to joining Baird, Anthony was a Director of Corporate Advisory at Standard Chartered Bank, responsible for cross-border M&A transactions in China. Before joining Standard Chartered, he was a Senior Vice President at Daiwa Securities SMBC. Anthony also previously worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Schroders where he was involved in a variety of M&A and capital market transactions. Anthony received his Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He holds a BA degree from Pomona College and is a certified CPA in California.