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Joshua E. Boyd

Josh Boyd is a founding member of Centerview Partners with over 20 years of investment banking experience. He has completed over $200 billon of transactions across a broad range of industries, including buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, divestitures, special committee assignments, shareholder activism defense, restructurings and minority close-outs, as well as strategic advisory assignments.

Mr. Boyd has advised clients on a number of noteworthy transactions including the following: Cerner on its $29bn sale to Oracle, R1 RCM on its $4.1bn acquisition of Cloudmed, its equity recapitalization, its $190mm acquisition of SCI Solutions, its acquisition of Cerner’s RevWork business and its $300mm acquisition of VisitPay; the Special Committee of the Board of Weber on its $3.7bn sale to BDT Capital Partners; Anixter on its $4.5bn sale to WESCO; Henry Schein on the spin-off and merger of its animal health business with Vets First Choice in a $4bn Reverse Morris Trust transaction and its closeout of the non-controlling interest in CAMLOG; CB&I on its $6bn merger with McDermott International; Kraft Foods on its $22bn acquisition of Cadbury and its $580mm divestiture of Milk-Bone to Del Monte; Omnicare on its $13bn sale to CVS Health; Altria on its $108bn spin-off of Philip Morris International; Waste Management on its $5bn acquisition of Advanced Disposal Services, its acquisition of Deffenbaugh Disposal from aPriori Capital and its $2bn sale of Wheelabrator to Energy Capital Partners; Air Methods on its $2.5bn sale to American Securities; Permira on its $2bn sale of Intelligrated to Honeywell; Sensata Technologies on its $1bn acquisition of Schrader International; Aegion on its $1.1bn sale to New Mountain Capital; Welsh Carson on the $950mm sale of Springstone to Medical Properties Trust; U.S. Silica on its $750mm acquisition of EP Minerals; Era Group on its $300mm reverse merger with Bristow Group; Andersen Corporation on its $190mm divestiture of the Silver Line business to Ply Gem; Wasserstein & Co. on its $143mm sale of Harry & David to 1-800-Flowers.com; Apollo on Hexion’s $226mm sale of its PAC division to Synthomer; Bain Capital on its $820mm sale of MEI Conlux to Crane Co.; New Mountain Capital on its $425mm sale of Oakleaf Global Holdings to Waste Management; the Special Committee of DIRECTV on its elimination of high-vote stock through a recapitalization; and Sentinel Data Centers on its $375mm sale to Digital Realty Trust.

Prior to joining Centerview Partners at its inception, he was a member of Lazard Frères & Co. and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Mr. Boyd holds an A.B. from Stanford University. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Castle Athletics, Inc., a not-for-profit organization in New York City.
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