In the course of merger and acquisition assignments on the sell-side, Mr. O'Brien develops offering documentation and identifies potential target acquirers.
Industries engaged include investment management, healthcare, automotive, distribution, retail, precision parts manufacturing and professional services.
Mr. O'Brien previously served as an Associate at middle-market private equity firm Liberty Lane Partners. Through his work, he performed due diligence for a $300 million acquisition of a specialty packaging company, several automotive aftermarket distributors and companies in the laboratory market. Mr. O'Brien also led the bolt-on acquisition of an international manufacturer of printed-circuit-board spindles and specialty metals manufacturing business, leading due diligence activities both domestically and in China. In 2012, Mr. O'Brien helped facilitate the sale of portfolio company Prestolite Wire LLC to General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC).
Mr. O'Brien has had significant general management experience in working closely with the executive teams of Liberty Lane’s portfolio companies. His day-to-day duties included assisting the management teams in their evaluation of new product lines, evaluating cost-efficiency initiatives, identifying and evaluating potential acquisition targets, and assisting in business-line divestitures. In 2012 Mr. O’Brien assisted with the successful divestiture of sign-supplies distributor - Proveer’s - US operations.
He currently serves as Strategic Planning Manager - CVS/Aetna.
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth - Edward Tuck Scholar Masters in Business Administration
Georgetown University – McDonough School of Business BSBA, cum laude, Finance