New Appointment Further Strengthens Firm’s Capital Markets Advisory Practice
Perella Weinberg Partners ("PWP") today announced that Kevin Lockhart has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Advisory business. Based in New York, Mr. Lockhart will provide strategic capital markets advice to clients across industries.
Mr. Lockhart joins PWP after building his own independent financing advisory business, Lockhart Creative Capital Solutions, where he advised corporate clients on a range of transactions, including acquisition financings, recapitalizations, and project and working capital financing transactions. Previously, he served as the Head of Leveraged Finance Origination at BMO Capital Markets and as the Joint Head of Global Leveraged Finance at Jefferies. Prior to Jefferies, he served as a Managing Director in Leveraged Finance at both Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Lockhart earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University in Canada and a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
"We are excited to welcome Kevin to the firm," said Peter Weinberg, Partner and Chief Executive Officer of PWP. "With three decades of experience in the capital markets as well as leading some of the world’s largest leveraged finance groups, his addition meaningfully strengthens our capital markets advisory practice. Kevin’s perspective will be invaluable to our clients as we work with them to find solutions to their complex financing needs."
"The reputation of PWP as a trusted, solutions-oriented and experienced partner in addressing the strategic challenges of diverse corporations was central to my decision to join the firm," said Mr. Lockhart. "Their ability to provide clients with creative solutions is widely recognized, which has become even more important in the current environment."
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Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading global independent advisory firm, providing strategic and financial advice to a broad client base, including corporations, institutions and governments. The firm advises clients across a range of the most active industry sectors and international markets. With more than 550 employees, Perella Weinberg Partners maintains offices in New York, Houston, London, Calgary, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Paris, Munich, and San Francisco. For more information on Perella Weinberg Partners, please visit: http://www.pwpartners.com.
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