Our Team

Each Partner brings extensive industry knowledge, unrivaled relationships and substantial deal experience, resulting in a team of the industry's most sought after advisors

Gayle Turk

For over 25 years, Gayle Turk has advised companies across a range of industries on strategic and M&A matters, including buy-side, sell-side, split-ups, special committee assignments, strategy development, investor messaging and shareholder activism.  At Centerview, Ms. Turk focuses on the general industrials sector and has been a long-term strategic and financial advisor for some of the largest companies in the space, including Honeywell, Emerson, Johnson Controls, 3M and Dover.  Transaction experience includes advising Honeywell on its portfolio review which resulted in the spin-off of Garrett Automotive; other transactions for Honeywell include the sale of its government services business to KBR, the sale of its footwear business to Rocky Brands, the spin-off of AdvanSix, and the acquisition of xTralis.  Ms. Turk worked with Johnson Controls on its merger with Tyco, the sale of its Scott Safety business to 3M, and the spin-off of Adient.  At Emerson, she advised on the acquisition of OSI Systems, as well as the strategic repositioning including the sale of its Network Power business to Platinum Equity and the sale of its Motors & Drives businesses to Nidec. Ms. Turk advised Dover on its spin-off of Apergy and Apergy on its RMT with ChampionX, spun out of Ecolab.  Other transaction experience at Centerview includes advising 3M on its acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore; General Electric on the sale of its remaining 49% stake in NBCUniversal to Comcast; United Rentals on its acquisitions of Blueline Rental, Baker Tanks, NES, Neff and National Pump; TE Connectivity on its sale of its Network Solutions business to Commscope and its acquisition of Measurement Specialties; and X-Rite on its sale to Danaher.

Prior to joining Centerview Partners, Ms. Turk was a Managing Director at Evercore Partners where she was an M&A specialist with experience across sectors.  Ms. Turk started her career at McKinsey & Company, where she focused on strategy, marketing and operations for clients largely in the consumer sector.

Ms. Turk received a B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. with honors from Harvard Business School. She resides in New York City with her husband and daughter. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies at Harvard.
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Value: $2.1 billion
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to OneOncology and General Atlantic on OneOncology's sale to TPG and AmerisourceBergen
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