Laurence Mann has been a private investor for over seventeen years. Prior to that Mr. Mann was an Investment Banker in New York City where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions as well as private equity investments/leveraged transactions. In his last position, he was Managing Director and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for UBS Securities, Inc. (Union Bank of Switzerland).
Mr. Mann has had wide exposure to a number of industries over his career having worked with clients ranging from oil and gas companies to national retailers to engineering and environmental services companies among others.
Mr. Mann holds a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Graduate School of Business, The University of Chicago. In addition, he is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He has also studied at the London School of Economics, London, England as well as the Universite de Dijon, Dijon, France.