Jeffrey A. Valenty
Mr. Valenty has extensive experience as a principal investor, financier and advisor in private equity funded transactions.
Mr. Valenty was a managing director at CIBC World Markets, providing private equity investments, high yield financings and merger & acquisition advisory services totaling over $5 billion. Mr. Valenty was responsible for investment commitments of $350 million in 12 companies, including structuring the initial $30 million equity investment in Global Crossing which returned $1.9 billion. Prior to CIBC, Mr. Valenty was at The Argosy Group, a merchant banking firm founded by senior executives of Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Kidder, Peabody & Co.
Mr. Valenty graduated from Harvard University with an AB degree magna cum laude in International and Development Economics and was a Presidential Scholar.