New York, NY
Michael has been investing in private equity secondaries since joining Willowridge Partners in 2005. Over this time he sourced and led over 90 deals. Prior to this, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company where he focused on clients in the pharmaceutical, industrial, and financial industries. He has three years of additional private equity experience at Linux Global Partners and separately ran the operations of the successful 2003 turnaround of Vincent Longo. Prior to business school, in the 1990's, he was a consultant at supply chain software firm Numetrix (now part of Oracle), before moving to Singapore to launch that firms Asia Pacific sales efforts. He received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in 2000 and a B.S. in Operations Research and Engineering from Cornell University in 1993.
Willowridge Partners, Inc. is a leading independent investment manager dedicated to the purchase of interests in venture capital, buyout, mezzanine and other private equity funds from existing investors seeking liquidity. Willowridge manages approximately $900 million of committed capital focused solely on private equity secondaries. Willowridge has acquired positions from a broad variety of sellers, including public and private pension funds, corporations, foundations and university endowments, as well as individuals.