Michael Wildish


Managing Director and Head, Mergers and Acquisitions

Michael Wildish is a Managing Director and Head of Cowen’s Mergers and Acquisitions group.  He has more than 30 years of experience that includes strategic advice, financial restructuring, investment banking and public accounting. Most recently, he was a Managing Partner at Corporate Partners, a private equity fund.

Before that, Mr. Wildish was with Miller Buckfire as the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and GE Capital Market Services as the Leader of Global New Product Introduction and Capital Management. He spent several years at Credit Suisse First Boston as the Head of Media Mergers & Acquisitions and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as the Head of Technology Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to that, he was a General Partner at Lazard Freres.

Mr. Wildish graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Commerce and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.


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