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

Todd P. Kaplan

Todd Kaplan is a partner in the San Francisco office and has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Mr. Kaplan advises asset-intensive operating companies across the firm’s industry verticals with a particular focus on companies with significant real estate interests. As a senior member of Centerview’s growing west coast operation, he also develops and builds clients relationships.
Representative transactions include:
  • DST Systems Inc. - $5.4 billion sale to SS&C Technologies Holdings
  • Care Capital Properties - $7.4 billion merger with Sabra Health Care
  • Brookfield Property Partners – creation of Brookfield Property REIT in connection with the acquisition of GGP Inc.
  • Columbus Manufacturing Inc. – $850 million sale to Hormel Foods Corporation
  • Broadcom Inc. - $18.9 billion purchase of CA Inc.
  • MGM Resorts International and MGM Growth Properties - $850 million joint acquisition of Empire City Casino
  • MGM Resorts International – creation and $1.1 billion IPO of MGM Growth Properties
  • Sara Lee – spinoff of D.E. Master Blenders 1753
  • TAL International Group – merger with Triton Container International
  • Nuveen Investments – $6.25 billion sale to TIAA-CREF
  • GEO Group – conversion to REIT status
  • Parking Spot – sale to Green Courte Partners
  • Triton Container International – sale to Warburg Pincus & Vestar
Prior to joining Centerview, Mr. Kaplan was an executive vice chairman for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. After joining Merrill Lynch in 1986, Todd held a number of senior roles in investment banking, leading the Corporate Finance group, the Leveraged Finance group and the Capital Markets group at different times. He also served as a member of the Merrill Lynch & Co. operating committee.
Mr. Kaplan graduated from Yale College and received a B.A., cum laude, in economics and mathematics. 
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