Bill worked as an investment banker (covering Media/Telecom then Industrials/Transportation clients) following his service as a nuclear submarine officer. Recently, as a freelancer, he has advised or led deals ranging from small local acquisitions to the sale of a larger middle-market business. Bill has extensive experience in M&A and capital markets transactions and enjoys rolling up his sleeves on the analytical aspects of deals.
Created and evaluated detailed financial models to analyze the pro forma effects of M&A and financing transactions; including a comprehensive application of most common valuation methodologies (discounted cash flow, public comparables, leveraged buyout, sum-of-parts, yield IPO).
Prepared and presented materials for client board meetings, offering memoranda, management presentations, and road shows.
Managed financial and business due diligence processes.
Led and managed a $140 million initial public offering of common stock for Nexstar Broadcasting in November 2003.
Advised The Thomson Corporation on $135 million divestiture of healthcare publishing assets in October 2003.