Steve applies his Wharton M.B.A. to the strategic advice that he delivers to boards of directors and senior executives of publicly traded and private companies operating and investing in the energy industry. Now serving as leader of the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources industry team, Steve has structured mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and capital formation transactions in excess of $7 billion. His capital markets and corporate governance guidance is sought by boards of directors and special committees of public companies and by fund managers. In the energy and natural resources industry, Steve has:
Steve has led numerous debt and equity offerings for investment companies and unregistered investment funds; numerous public offerings of debt, equity and rights to acquire equity, including initial public offerings (IPOs); and several private placements of securities for a wide variety of industry participants. He also has advised in and negotiated venture capital investments, representing recipient companies and venture investors.
Prior to his focus on the energy industry, Steve served clients in the financial services, transportation, manufacturing and real estate industries and represented several early stage technology-focused companies on matters ranging from incentive compensation structures to technology licensing agreements.
Steve is a member of the firm’s Partner Board and former member of its Executive Board.