Ed is a Managing Director of Silverfern and has been a member of the firm’s Investment Committees for private equity and direct real estate for over 5 years. He brings over 25 years of senior investment, acquisition, and financing experience to the Silverfern team and is head of the Silverfern Advisory Board.
Prior to Silverfern, Ed was a Senior Managing Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. where he was Head of Technology Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition, Ed served as the TMT Group’s Chief Operating officer for 3 years and was a member of the firm’s Fairness Opinion and Valuation Committee for 6 years. Over his career, Ed has been involved in the strategic analysis and tactical implementation of over $100 billion in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, including domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures with both public and private companies.
Ed is a Registered Securities Principal, earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and is a graduate of the Management and Technology Program at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Wharton School of Business and his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in computer science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.