Pearl, Frank H. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2007
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perseus LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management Firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City.
Pearl is also "the founder and chairman of Perseus Books/Perseus Publishing, a publisher of quality trade books. Mr. Pearl has been involved for over 20 years in leveraged acquisitions of operating companies as well as the acquisition and financing of biotechnology investments, publishing ventures, energy technology investments and information technology companies.
Pearl practiced law in the District of Columbia and New York from 1969 until 1984. In 1984 Mr. Pearl joined Wesray Capital Corporation as a principal and managing director and in that capacity was involved in negotiating, structuring and supervising numerous successful corporate acquisitions and divestitures. During this period, Mr. Pearl was a principal with substantial responsibility for over a dozen operating companies including Wilson Sporting Goods, Avis Rent-a-Car, and Western Auto Supply.
Administrator: Trustee, Rockefeller University
Perseus LLC CEO (1995-2012)
Wesray Capital Corporation Principal (1984-95)
Member of the Board of Perseus LLC (as Chairman, 1995-2012)
Member of the Board of Rappahannock Investment Company (1991-95)
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