Saul D. Goodman
Senior Managing Director
Saul Goodman is a Senior Managing Director of Evercore's Corporate Advisory Business and Head of its Financial Sponsors Group and Alternative Asset Management Practice.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Goodman was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers, where he focused on media and telecommunications clients. Mr. Goodman started his career at Ark Asset Management, where he worked as an Assistant Portfolio Manager.
Mr. Goodman was involved in advising CBS Corporation on its merger with Viacom Inc., Time Warner Cable in its separation from Time Warner, SpectraSite on its merger with American Tower Corporation, ACNielsen Corporation on its sale to VNU N.V. and the sale of VNU N.V. to a financial consortium. Other notable transactions include advising SBC Communications on its purchase of AT&T Wireless, the sale of J.D. Power and Associates to The McGraw-Hill Companies, Dow Jones purchase of MarketWatch, the Advent and Goldman Sachs purchase of TransUnion, the sale of TravelClick by Genstar to Thoma Bravo, the sale of Scripps Network Interactive to Discovery Communications, the sale of Van Wagner to CBS Outdoor, the dual-class restructuring of Robert Mondavi and merger with Constellation Brands and the minority investments by Hearst Corp. in Fitch Ratings.
In the alternative asset management industry, Mr. Goodman was involved in the following transactions among many other private situations: Florida State Board of Administration investment in Lexington Partners, Florida State Board of Administration and Kuwait Investment Authority investment in Providence Equity Partners, Dyal Capital Partners investment in Vista Equity Partners, Dyal Capital Partners investment in Silver Lake Partners, Dyal Capital Partners investment in HIG Capital, Dyal Capital Partners investment in Starwood Capital, Blackstone investment in Leonard Green Partners, WAFRA investment in TSG Consumer Partners, CalPERS investment in Silver Lake Partners, carve-out of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Special Situations Fund III, sale of Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Group to Grosvenor Capital and the pending sale of Fortress Investment Group to SoftBank
Mr. Goodman graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.S. in finance and received his M.B.A., with honors, from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.