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

Robert A. Pruzan

Partner
 
Robert A. Pruzan, Partner, co-founded Centerview in 2006. As an investment banker with nearly 30 years' experience, he has advised on many of the largest and most complex mergers, acquisitions and strategic restructuring transactions around the globe. Mr. Pruzan has completed nearly $1 trillion of transactions in his career across a broad range of industry sectors. In addition, he is a leading advisor to Boards of Directors on shareholder activism, takeover defense and special committee assignments.

Prior to founding Centerview, Mr. Pruzan was Head of Global Investment Banking and CEO of North America at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and President of Wasserstein Perella & Co. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University and graduated with distinction from Harvard Business School. He is a former member of McKinsey & Company where he specialized in strategic consulting for consumer products companies and financial institutions. Mr. Pruzan is a steadfast supporter and board member of various artistic, educational and cultural organizations. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the Jewish Museum and is a former Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School. Mr. Pruzan serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of ArtsConnection, a leading not-for-profit organization that provides arts education to New York City public school children and is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University, where he serves on the Finance, Investment and Governance committees. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is married with two children and lives in New York City.
Centerview Partners takes a “One Firm” approach to deliver unmatched intellectual capital and integrity to all of our clients. We have industry-leading expertise in:

Centerview is honored to partner with leading charitable organizations in active support of our charities:

  • Arts Connection
  • NY Cares
  • Bottomless Closet
Campbell Soup Company
Announced: Q3 2019
Value: $2.2 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to Campbell on the sale of Arnott's and certain Campbell's international operations to KKR
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