Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Jonathan Bourn Joins Baird

Baird announced that Jonathan Bourn has joined the firm as a managing director in its European investment banking team in London.

Bourn will provide leadership to Baird’s existing coverage of financial sponsors and enhance the quality and breadth of the insights to entrepreneurs, companies and private equity firms alike.

Prior to joining Baird, Bourn was a partner at AAC Capital where he was responsible for originating and executing new investments, managing a portfolio of companies within AAC’s pan-European fund and serving on the fund’s engagement and investment committee. During his eleven years at AAC Capital, he worked on MBOs, debt and equity restructurings and public-to-private transactions, as well as numerous disposals. Prior to AAC, he spent three years as a director in Credit Suisse First Boston’s acquisition and leveraged finance group where he arranged debt packages for MBOs on behalf of a number of private equity groups including KKR, Apax, 3i, TPG and Hicks Muse, among others.