Perella Weinberg Partners Appoints Koray Partner

Dec 21 2016 | 10:09pm ET

Perella Weinberg Partners has elevated managing director Cem Koray to the firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2017.

Koray joined the company in 2013 and provides strategic and financial advice to clients in the consumer products and retail sectors, the company said in a statement.  

“We congratulate Cem on his election to the firm’s partnership,” said Robert Steel, CEO of Perella Weinberg Partners, said. “His promotion reflects the significant contributions he has made to enhance the firm’s consumer products and retail industry coverage while providing clients with differentiated, trusted advice. We look forward to his continued success as he assumes his new role.”

Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners, Koray was an executive director at J.P. Morgan, where he advised a broad range of clients in the consumer products and retail industries on M&A and capital raising transactions. Beforehand, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co in Istanbul, London and Sydney.

Founded in 2006, Perella Weinberg Partners is an independent financial services firm providing advisory and asset management services to a global client base including corporations, institutions and governments. The advisory business advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, defense advisory, financial restructuring, private capital raising, and pension matters. The asset management business includes a suite of hedge fund strategies, private investment funds and outsourced CIO solutions. 

Taken together with its affiliates, the company’s asset management business has capital commitments and managed assets of approximately $12 billion.

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