Tom actively participates in Quantum’s investment activities, including investment sourcing, due diligence, transaction structuring and execution, portfolio company monitoring and transaction exits. He also works closely with Quantum’s portfolio companies on such activities as raising and structuring senior debt, mezzanine capital or additional equity, providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and general strategic advice and executing commodity hedges.
Prior to joining Quantum, Tom was a Director with BAML Capital Partners, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s private equity investment group in New York, where he focused on investments in the energy sector. He evaluated, structured, negotiated and executed buyout and growth capital investments, and also worked with portfolio companies in developing and executing their business plans, raising and structuring additional capital and evaluating strategic alternatives. Prior to joining BAML Capital Partners’ predecessor, Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, Tom was an Associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions group in New York within Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division where he worked on numerous transactions with companies across multiple industries. Previously, Tom was an Associate in the Energy and Power investment banking group at UBS. Tom holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Baylor University, where he graduated Cum Laude, and an M.B.A. in Finance, with honors, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.