Perella Weinberg Partners Announces New
December 20, 2010 09:03 AM Eastern Time
NEW YORK & LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Perella Weinberg Partners, a leading, independent
financial services firm providing corporate advisory and asset management services to clients globally, today
announced that it has elected six individuals to join the Firm’s Partnership as of January 1, 2011.
The following individuals have been elected Partners:
Graham Davidson – London, Corporate Advisory
Andrew Dym – New York, Asset Management
Mark McGreenery – New York, Asset Management
Joshua Scherer –New York, Corporate Advisory
Richard J. Shinder – New York, Corporate Advisory
Klaus Wülfing – London, Corporate Advisory
Joseph Perella, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perella Weinberg Partners, said, “This is an exceptional
group of individuals whose significant contributions help distinguish Perella Weinberg Partners as a leading
independent financial services firm. We look forward to their contributions in this new capacity as we continue to
provide high-quality services to our advisory clients and our investors around the world.”
Graham Davidson is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2006, Mr.
Davidson was a Vice President in Merrill Lynch’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group based in London, where he
advised on transactions across all industry sectors in Europe.
Mr. Davidson received a degree in law from the University of Glasgow.
Mr. Dym is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Mr. Dym has 23 years of experience in the Structured Finance
industry. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2008, Mr. Dym held positions of Global Head of Structured
Finance and Capital Markets at CIFG Services and Co-Head of North American Term Asset-Backed Securities,
Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Conduits, and Principal Investments at J.P. Morgan Securities.
Mr. Dym received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany and a
Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of
Pennsylvania. Mr. Dym previously practiced as a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. McGreenery is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Mr. McGreenery has more than 25 years of experience
in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2008, Mr. McGreenery founded
Amergin Portfolio Strategies, Inc. Mr. McGreenery previously was a Managing Director at D.B. Zwirn & Co., Fleet
Capital Leasing and BTM Capital Corporation, where he was responsible for the development and implementation
of new business strategies in the areas of structured finance and leasing.
Mr. McGreenery received a Masters in Business Administration from Cornell University and is a CFA
Mr. Scherer is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2007, Mr.
Scherer was a Director at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, where he focused on financial restructuring as well as
mergers and acquisitions. Previously in his career, Mr. Scherer was an investment banking analyst at Merrill Lynch &
Co. in both New York and Hong Kong.
Mr. Scherer received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, summa cum laude, from Middlebury College.
Richard J. Shinder
Mr. Shinder is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Mr. Shinder has over 18 years of experience in the financial
services industry. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2009, Mr. Shinder was a Director in the Special
Situations Group at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he focused on direct and secondary market investments in the
capital structure of financially distressed companies. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Shinder held leading positions in
distressed debt investing, restructuring and special situations with Avenue Capital Group, a multi-strategy alternative
asset manager. Previous positions also include Managing Director and Group Head, Americas Special Situations,
Merrill Lynch & Co.; Managing Director, Restructuring and Reorganization Advisory, The Blackstone Group; and
Vice President, Leveraged Finance and Infrastructure Project Finance, Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Shinder earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Gonzaga University and
Masters in Business Administration with Distinction from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Wülfing is a Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2007, Mr.
Wülfing was a Director in the European Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse. Mr. Wülfing has advised
on a broad range of transactions across industry sectors on a pan-European basis, with particular focus on the
Mr. Wülfing received the degree of Diplom-Kaufmann from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management after
studies at WHU, London Business School and Université catholique de Louvain.
About Perella Weinberg Partners
Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading, client-focused financial services firm that provides corporate advisory and
asset management services to clients around the world. The corporate advisory business provides high quality,
independent advice and transaction execution capabilities, including mergers and acquisitions, exclusive sales,
defense advisory, financial restructuring, private capital, and pension advisory. The global asset management business
comprises a suite of investment strategies, private capital and a multimanager business, and including affiliates, has
capital commitments and managed assets of approximately $6.6 billion. Launched in 2006, the Firm is a private
limited partnership with 325 employees recruited from a wide variety of leading financial institutions.
The Firm has offices in New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Denver, Austin, and San Francisco. Biographies and
additional information available at www.pwpartners.com.
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