Storm Duncan has more than two decades of investment banking experience and has advised hundreds of multi-national and domestic corporations on a multitude of complex financial issues. His experience includes mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buy outs, spin-mergers, joint ventures, dual class plans, special committee assignments, proxy contests and hostile transactions, bankruptcies, expert testimony, recapitalizations, significant equity investments (governance issues), and public and private financings (initial public offerings, secondary offerings and convertibles). He has worked with a range of leading global corporations including Abbott, Alibaba, Applied Materials, Benckiser, Boston Scientific, Google, Johnson and Johnson, Facebook, Hewlett Packard, L’Oreal, Microsoft, and Nestle.
Mr. Duncan previously was a Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Head of Global Technology Mergers and Acquisitions. While at Credit Suisse, he served on the firm’s Key Account Managers team (a group of senior Managing Directors responsible for managing the firm’s top 100 global clients) as well as on the Investment Banking Advisory Committee (a small committee of the firm’s premier and most senior valuation experts which is charged with reviewing the valuation analysis prepared by other colleagues of the firm).
Mr. Duncan joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1999. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Duncan specialized in Mergers and Acquisitions for the Investment Banking divisions of Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and UBS/PaineWebber. Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of DwellAware, a firm that evaluates and rates homes based on criteria of cost, comfort, and quality. Mr. Duncan received his B.A. in Political Science and American Studies from Yale University, and received his M.B.A. with Distinction from the University of Michigan School of Business.