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Mr. McGovern is a Partner in Perella Weinberg Partners’ Advisory business. He focuses on advising clients on capital structure and liability management matters.
Mr. McGovern has more than 15 years of experience assisting companies on a wide range of strategic matters. During his tenure at Perella Weinberg Partners, he most recently advised Bonanza Creek on its $1.2 billion Chapter 11 restructuring in 2017; Memorial Production Partners on its $1.8 billion Chapter 11 restructuring in 2017; California Resources on its $1.4 billion discounted tender offer in 2016; and Atlas Production Partners on its $1.8 billion Chapter 11 restructuring in 2016.
Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in January of 2010, Mr. McGovern was at BPW Acquisition Corp, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) co-sponsored by Perella Weinberg Partners, from 2009 to 2010, where he helped lead the SPAC’s merger with Talbots, Inc.. He was previously an associate of Brooklyn NY Holdings LLC, where he worked in the firm’s principal investing business. Prior to that, Mr. McGovern worked for Windward Capital Partners from 2002-2005. Mr. McGovern began his career as an Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Mr. McGovern earned an MBA from Wharton and a BA from Duke University.