Peter Young, M.S., M.B.A.
Mr. Young manages Young & Partners and is actively involved in client transactions and financings. Under his leadership, Young & Partners has established and maintained its position as a leader in the life science and chemical industries. The firm is in its 24th year. Prior to 1996, Mr. Young was Global Head of Chemicals Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers where he oversaw the worldwide efforts of Lehman in Chemicals. Previously he was head of the Chemical Groups at Salomon Brothers and Schroders. Early in his career while with Bain & Co., Mr. Young provided strategic advice to major chemical and life science companies. He also was a senior executive of J.H. Whitney & Co., one of the oldest venture capital firms, founded by the Whitney family, where he invested in pharmaceutical, biotech, and technology companies. As an investment banker, Mr. Young has been a financial advisor to a wide variety of leading life science and chemical companies globally with regard to strategic financial advice, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and capital raising. Mr. Young received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar with Highest Distinction), an M.S. in Accounting from New York University and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.