Brian M. Feuer has over 25 years of institutional investment and M&A advisory experience. As a senior member of McKinsey & Company for 20 years, Brian built two successful enterprises for the Firm: the Special Situations Investments Group and the Global Negotiations team. The Special Situations Investment Group, founded in 2000, encompassed highly negotiated venture, private equity, and mezzanine structures through later stage PE, public and other liquidity events. The Global Commercial Negotiations Team negotiated on behalf of the Firm and advised Clients on strategy and tactics. Mr. Feuer served as the Firm’s primary negotiator and developed and lead many of the McKinsey’s global negotiation training programs for Partners and Clients. Since retiring from McKinsey in 2021, Brian has been a senior advisor to several firms, including A. Buckhholtz & Co., ConceptVines Ventures, Frequency Advisors, AccelHub Venture Partners, and a co-founder of dVin LLC. Prior to McKinsey, Brian was a portfolio manager at Orix Corp. and an Associate at the merchant banking Firm of Stanhope Capital. Brian has an MBA from The Stern School of Business at NYU.
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