Craig England, the founding partner of England & Company, is an investment banker with over 30 years of experience in M&A advisory, financial restructuring services, and private finance.
Prior to forming England & Company, Mr. England was a Principal in Legg Mason’s Investment Banking Group where he concentrated on software and financial services companies. Prior to Legg Mason, he was a Vice President with Alex. Brown & Sons in New York and Baltimore where he led the firm’s Asset Securitization Group. Additionally, Mr. England served as a Vice President and private placement specialist at New York City-based Hunter, Keith, Marshall & Co., and Corporate Finance Director for ICON Capital Corp. He began his career as a corporate lender in the financial institutions groups of the Irving Trust Company (now the Bank of New York) and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Mr. England earned his BA from the Johns Hopkins University, completed studies in International Economics at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles and received his MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Bruce Craig has over 25 years of venture capital, M&A, operations management and technical experience in the energy, communications, and industrial technology industries.
Prior to joining England & Company, he was a General Partner at Ideal Partners Fund, an energy and communications technology venture capital fund. Prior to Ideal Partners, he was Vice President of E3 Ventures, a hybrid venture-investment and strategic advisory firm, and Director of Utility Regulation and Environmental Affairs at the Natural Gas Supply Association. Previously, Mr. Craig worked in corporate finance with Conoco Inc., as a Director in program development within the US Environmental Protection Agency’s energy efficiency and pollution prevention programs and led engineering and business development teams for American Meter Company/Ruhrgas AG.
Mr. Craig earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University and his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bill Getz has 30 years of experience in investment banking and investment management. Over the course of his career, Mr. Getz has led multiple Wall Street leveraged finance and sponsor coverage efforts and has completed financings and M&A transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $150 billion.
Prior to joining England & Company, Mr. Getz was a Managing Director at Steele Creek Investment Management (an affiliate of Moelis Asset Management) and Atalaya Capital Management, focusing on investing in credit products. As an investment banker, Mr. Getz founded and ran the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors businesses of Mizuho Bank in the Americas where he sat on several of the bank’s management committees and the capital allocation committee. As a Senior Managing Director and General Manager at Mizuho, Mr. Getz oversaw and managed the bank’s $4 billion leveraged finance portfolio and $1 billion direct private equity investment portfolio in the Americas. Mr. Getz also served as a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance groups at RBC Capital Markets and Bear Stearns, and he was a co-founder of the Financial Sponsors group at Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Getz earned his BS in Accounting and Economics at the University of Delaware and his MBA at the University of Chicago. Mr. Getz is a certified public accountant (inactive status).
Patrick O’Shea has over 15 years of investment banking and venture capital experience. Over the course of his career, he has participated in more than $11.5 billion of financings for companies in the energy, financial services, and telecommunications and technology sectors.
Prior to joining England & Company, Mr. O’Shea was a senior member of Cora Capital Advisors’ Corporate Finance team, where he focused on advising energy technology companies. Previously, Mr. O’Shea was a Vice President in JPMorgan’s Investment Banking division working in New York and Tokyo. Before joining JPMorgan’s Investment Banking division, Mr. O’Shea worked for LabMorgan, JPMorgan’s proprietary venture capital division. Mr. O’Shea began his career as a member of Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking unit where he advised technology and telecommunications companies.
Mr. O’Shea earned his BSFS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he majored in International Economics with a background in Finance and Trade.
Paul Teitelbaum has over 25 years of healthcare investment banking, corporate development, and management experience, with a particular focus on medical technology and life sciences. He has completed numerous M&A, financing, and strategic partnership transactions for private and public companies.
Prior to joining England & Company in 2015, Mr. Teitelbaum was Managing Director of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Mesirow Financial. He also served as a Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Banking at Landmark Ventures, and as a healthcare investment banker at Robertson Stephens and Burnham Securities. Previously, Mr. Teitelbaum held corporate development and disease management roles at Schering-Plough (now Merck & Co., Inc.) and Wyeth-Lederle (now Pfizer, Inc.).
Mr. Teitelbaum received his BA in Biology summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Craig MacKay has 30 years of investment banking experience focused on private financings for middle market companies. During his career, Mr. MacKay has been responsible for the issuance of over $9 billion of private equity, domestic and cross-border senior debt, high yield debt, and mezzanine securities. He has consummated dozens of acquisition financings, leveraged recapitalizations and refinancings across a broad spectrum of industries, including business services, communications/media, energy, financial services, healthcare, heavy industry, retail, technology, and transportation.
Prior to joining England & Company, Mr. MacKay headed the Private Finance Group at Oppenheimer & Company, where he led the origination and placement of private equity, debt, and structured securities. Prior to joining Oppenheimer (formerly CIBC World Markets), he was the head of Private Finance at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and was the Managing Member and founder of HNY Associates, an investment banking boutique. He began his career at Bankers Trust Company.
Mr. MacKay earned his BS in Economics and MBA in Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA Level 3 candidate. He has been active on numerous corporate and non-profit boards and currently serves as First Vice Chairman of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies.