Syed is a Vice President with 15 years of buy-side and sell-side experience in corporate and operational finance. He has executed a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and recapitalizations and restructurings.
His Accordion engagements include M&A support for a B2B marketing solutions provider and diversified property and casualty insurance enterprise.
Before joining Accordion, Syed worked in corporate strategy and development for Guggenheim Partners and ACE Group. In these roles, Syed focused on the evaluation and execution of strategic transactions, and business and financial alternatives.
He previously spent more than a decade in investment banking where he worked with corporate and private equity clients in the evaluation, marketing, and execution of a wide variety of advisory assignments. He has worked at Moelis & Company, J.P. Morgan, and Bear Stearns.
Syed graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Finance.
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