Paul Taubman
United States
2018

PJT Partners

Paul
Taubman

Founder / Chairman / CEO

Taubman has been the unseen hand guiding telecommunications transactions through his boutique investment bank, PJT Partners, founded in 2015. In 2018, he advised T-Mobile on its $59 billion acquisition of Sprint and Sky Broadcasting on its competing cash offers from 21st Century Fox and Sky. PJT also made its own big buy this year, paying $165 million for fellow advisory firm CamberView Partners. Earlier, during his 27-year tenure Morgan Stanley, he helped Comcast with mega-deals including the $30 billion NBCUniversal merger. Even after his departure from Morgan Stanley, he was a key driver of Comcast’s attempted $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. Of late, he advised Lionsgate on its $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz and Cablevision on its $17.7 billion sale to Altice.

Career

  • Morgan Stanley
  • PJT Partners
  • New York Cares

Education

  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  • Stanford University (CA, USA)

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