Perella Weinberg Partners is a global financial services firm focused on investment banking advisory services. The firm was founded in 2006 by Joseph R. Perella, Peter A. Weinberg and Terry Meguid, and went public in 2021.
PWP today announced that it has elected two individuals to join the firm’s partnership.
PWP provides strategic, financial, and tactical advice in connection with executing complex mergers, acquisitions, company sales, and corporate divestitures, including carve-outs, joint ventures, and spin-offs, and relating to takeover preparedness and defence.
Doug McGovern has more than 18 years of experience. Prior to joining PWP in January of 2010, Mr. McGovern was at BPW Acquisition Corp, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company co-sponsored by PWP, 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.
Cyrille Perard has more than 18 years of corporate mergers and acquisitions and investment banking experience. Prior to joining PWP in 2018, Mr. Perard was Co-Head of mergers and acquisitions for the France, Belgium and Luxembourg Region at Goldman Sachs.
He joined Goldman Sachs in 2001 working in its London, San Francisco and Paris Offices.