Having joined Covington Associates in 1993, Tom has over 20 years of transaction related experience working with public and privately-held businesses encompassing a broad range of industries including business services, healthcare, and technology.
In addition to significant M & A advisory experience, Tom has focused on arranging and structuring leveraged acquisition finance transactions. Since 2002, Tom has been actively focused on the buy side arena completing well over 30 transactions for one of Covington Associates' clients whose business has grown from $40 million in revenue to approximately $2 billion in revenue. Tom has been a key part of the Covington team involved in the $1.3 billion sale of Inverness Medical Technology to Johnson & Johnson and the $1.8 billion acquisition of Biosite, Inc. Tom has worked closely with companies such as Abbott Laboratories, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, and Procter & Gamble.
Prior to Covington Associates, Tom was an Associate Director of Barclays de Zoete Wedd ("BZW") where he worked from 1989 to 1993. At BZW, Tom focused principally in the areas of structured acquisition finance and private placements. Before joining BZW, Tom was an Associate at Chase Manhattan Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics from Boston College and an MBA from New York University.