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

Marc D. Puntus

Partner
 
During his over 20-year career, Marc Puntus has led restructuring, financing and M&A assignments for companies, creditors, acquirers, shareholders and other stakeholders across a wide array of industries, including retail and consumer, energy, general industrial, chemicals, automotive, transportation, telecommunications and technology, leisure, hospitality and gaming, healthcare, and financial institutions.
 
Mr. Puntus’s company-side experience includes representing Patriot Coal, ResCap, JCPenney, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, CTI Foods, PHH Corporation, Clearwire, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods, CNL Hotels & Resorts, OSI Restaurants Partners, BroderBros., Keystone Automotive, PlayPower, Magna Entertainment Corp., Isola Group, Greatwide Logistics Services, Inc., Vonage Corporation, EaglePicher, Anchor Danly, Progressive Moulded Products, Dura Automotive Systems, Autocam Corporation, Pegasus Satellite Communications, Pegasus Broadcast, Gate Gourmet, Reichhold, Independence Air, Conversent Corporation, Acterna Corporation, Itronix Corporation, CTC Communications, Micro Warehouse, Women First HealthCare, PSINet Inc., SI Corporation, Sunbeam Corporation, Bruno’s, Edison Brothers, Crystal Brands and Best Products.  He also has represented acquirors, secured lenders and committees in transactions involving Dendreon, Culligan, DS Waters, Station Casinos,Fairpoint Communications, Lehman Brothers, Shared Technologies, Ion Media Networks, EaglePicher, XO Communications, AT&T Latin America, SLI Inc., Grove Crane, Mariner Post-Acute Network, Heilig-Meyers, Ionica, First Wave Marine, The Pittsburgh Penguins, RDM Sports Group, Safety Components, The Wiz, Global Broadcasting and Rockefeller Center Properties.
 
Mr. Puntus joined Centerview Parters in 2011 to establish its restructuring and debt advisory practice, which he co-heads. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Puntus was a Managing Director and founder of Miller Buckfire & Co. Before that he was a member of the financial restructuring group of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and prior to joining DrKW Mr. Puntus was a Partner in the Business, Finance and Restructuring department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
 
Mr. Puntus is a member of several industry trade organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association and is a frequent lecturer on restructuring, financing and M&A topics. Mr. Puntus is a steadfast supporter and board member of various charitable and educational organizations. He serves on the Board of Advisors of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
 
Mr. Puntus received a J.D. (cum laude) from Boston University School of Law and a B.S.B.A./Finance (magna cum laude) from Georgetown University. He lives on the North Shore of Long Island with his wife and two children.
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