Distribution

 

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

Tom Lange joined Baird in 1996, and is the leader of the Distribution team within Baird’s investment banking group. Since 2004, Baird has completed ~70 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors, representing over $23 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 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.

Jason P. 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 investment banking group. Since 2004, Baird has completed ~70 M&A advisory and fundraising transactions for distribution clients, including public companies, privately held businesses and private equity sponsors, representing over $23 billion. 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 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 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.

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.