Distribution

 

Jason Kliewer
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Jason Kliewerjkliewer@rwbaird.com

Jason Kliewer joined Baird in 1998, and is a member of the Distribution team within Baird's Global Industrial Investment Banking Group. Baird has completed over 100 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors. Jason has extensive M&A and capital markets experience working with distribution clients on both sides of the Atlantic. Jason was a founder 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 the highest honors, from the University of Florida.

 

Tom Lange
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tlange@rwbaird.com

Tom Lange joined Baird in 1996, and is a member of the Distribution team within Baird's Global Industrial Investment Banking Group. Baird has completed over 100 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors. 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 Bar of Florida, 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.

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

David is the Head of Baird's European Investment Banking team and Head of European M&A. He has extensive experience advising private equity clients, corporations and entrepreneurs in the United States and Europe. Before joining Baird in 1998, 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.

Satoshi Matsumoto
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Satoshi Matsumoto Director of Japan Mergers & Acquisitions smatsumoto@rwbaird.com

Satoshi Matsumoto is a Managing Director and Director of Japan M&A. In his role, Satoshi leads the firm's cross-border M&A origination and execution efforts involving Japanese companies, working across all of Baird's industry groups and geographies. During his career, Satoshi has successfully completed 50+ M&A transactions totaling over $20 billion in value, the vast majority of which are cross-border deals involving Japanese companies. Prior to joining Baird in 2012, Satoshi was a Managing Director at Barclays Capital. Prior to joining Barclays in 2009, he was a Managing Director at Nomura Securities, which had acquired Lehman Brothers' former Asian & European operations. Prior to Nomura, Satoshi spent 11 years at Lehman Brothers in Tokyo and New York. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers in 1997, Satoshi worked at Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan. Satoshi has a B.A. in Economics from Keio University, Tokyo.

Alex Murrill
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Alex Murrill
amurrill@rwbaird.com

Alex is a Director in Baird's Global Industrial Investment Banking Group, based in London. He has ten years of experience of public and private mergers and acquisitions and equity offerings, primarily within the industrial technology, process and flow control and energy equipment sectors. Prior to joining Baird in 2016, Alex spent five years with Harris Williams & Co. as part of the Industrials Group, focused on middle-market sell-side transactions for private equity clients. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, and previously spent four years as part of ING's European Corporate Finance team. Alex has a first class BA Hons degree in Economics with French from the University of Nottingham.

Nick Troyer
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Nick Troyerntroyer@rwbaird.com

Nick Troyer joined Baird in 2011, and is a member of the Distribution team within Baird's Global Industrial Investment Banking Group. Nick provides analytical and execution leadership on mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, and other financial advisory services. Nick has a wide range of experience working with publicly-traded, financial sponsor-backed and family-owned companies across a range of distribution verticals. Nick received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, an M.S. in Finance from The University of Tampa with highest honors, and a B.S. in Finance, with honors, from the University of Florida.