Wall Street vet to head media and entertainment practice

Berenson & Company, a leading private investment bank has tapped Wall Street veteran Lisbeth Barron to join the firm as Managing Director and Head of its Media, Entertainment and Leisure Advisory Practice.

Based in Gotham, Barron will focus her talents on advising clients on the acquisition of strategic businesses, the sale of non-core assets, raising debt and equity capital on a private placement basis, and refinancing and restructuring their balance sheets. Barron will continue to work extensively with film and television programmers, record companies and music publishers.

Barron comes to Berenson & Company from Centerview Partners where she led the firm’s M&A advisory practice for clients in the sector.

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