Financial services firm Perella Weinberg Partners has elected Cem Koray to join the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2017.
Mr. Koray joined Perella Weinberg Partners in 2013 as a Managing Director. He provides strategic and financial advice to clients in the consumer products and retail sectors. Mr. Koray has worked on several transactions during his career, including Henkel’s $3.6 billion acquisition of Sun Products; the sale of Altria’s $26 billion SABMiller stake to AB InBev; Mondelez International Inc. on the formation of the JDE Coffee joint venture with JAB Holdings; and InBev’s $52 billion acquisition of Anheuser Busch.
Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in 2013, he was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan, where he advised a broad range of clients in the consumer products and retail industries on M&A and capital raising transactions.
Led by Robert K. Steel, Chief Executive Officer, Perella Weinberg Partners is an independent financial services firm providing advisory, asset management and energy securities research, underwriting and trading services to a global client base, including corporations, institutions and governments. The Advisory business advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, strategic and capital structure matters, financial restructuring and capital raising. The Asset Management business includes a suite of hedge fund strategies, private investment funds and outsourced CIO solutions.
Together with its affiliates, the Asset Management business has capital commitments and managed assets of approximately $12 billion.
The firm has more than 600 employees in New York, Houston, London, Abu Dhabi, Denver, Dubai, San Francisco, and Calgary offices.