G.C. Andersen Partners
Mr. Blum has spent 28 years as an investment banker and an investor in private equity and venture capital opportunities. He has been a partner of the New York based merchant bank, G.C. Andersen Partners, since 2006 where he focuses on Clean Tech and Alternative Energy. He is an active angel investor, backing over twenty companies to date. Mr. Blum spent 14 years as an investment banker with Salomon Brothers Inc. and Bear Stearns & Co. where he was actively involved in mergers & acquisitions, IPOs, securitization, high-yield and investment grade debt and corporate advisory for banks, insurance and specialty finance companies. From 1989 to 1992, he was based in Tokyo and oversaw the Salomon Brothers' Japanese and Asian Financial Institutions activities. Mr. Blum serves on the Board of Directors of Landauer Metropolitan Inc., SkyFuel, Inc., m2m Imaging and Interactive Frontiers, Inc. He is also a member of the New York Angels and Treasurer of The Heart & Soul Charitable Fund. Mr. Blum received a BS in Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from The Harvard Business School.
About G.C. Andersen Partners
Andersen Partners believes that intellectual capital creates financial
capital. We are a team of partners who have the ability to see solutions
where others cannot or will not. Our partners have been involved in
many notable deals across a wide spectrum of industries. The depth of
our industry and transaction experience provides us access to the widest
range of investors, lenders, buyers and sellers worldwide. Our
independence enables us to provide conflict free advice. Our size allows
us to move quickly and provide advice at levels one seldom sees at
other firms. Our position in the market allows us the luxury of working
only on those clients we believe in.