J. William Breen


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.