J. William Breen

Leadership

J. William Breen
Market Representative, U.S.A.

J. William (“Bill”) Breen is responsible for the firm’s activities in the United States. He advises on U.S. domestic and cross border M&A transactions across a range of industries, but with a focus on chemicals and life sciences.

Prior to becoming an investment banker he worked in management roles with Westvaco Corp for 20+ years, including 12 years in senior M&A roles. He led the LBO of Custom Chemicals from Westvaco in 1997, and served as president until the sale of Customer Chemicals in 2003.

He holds a bachelor’s’ degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.