Mr. Friedman founded Flexis Capital in 2009. Prior to joining Flexis, Mr. Friedman was President, Private Equity and Longer-Term Investments at a multi-strategy hedge fund. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Friedman was at Bear, Stearns & Co. where he served as a Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Global Chairman of Mergers & Acquisitions. He was also a member of the Investment Committee for Bear Stearns Merchant Banking and served on the President's Advisory Council. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Friedman was a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette and built the Media & Communications M&A Group into one of Wall Street's top-ranked teams in the sector. In addition, while at DLJ he worked to source, structure and execute direct investments for DLJ Merchant Banking. Prior to DLJ, Mr. Friedman was at Wasserstein Perella & Co., which he joined at its founding in 1988 from the First Boston Corporation (where he had been in the M&A department). Mr. Friedman received an A.B. with honors and distinction in economics and history from Stanford University in 1983, and a J.D. with honors from Stanford Law School in 1986.
Will Keigler joined Flexis Capital in 2018. Previously, Mr. Keigler was an investment banking Associate at Shot Tower Capital where he advised companies and financial sponsors in the media and technology industries on capital raises, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Shot Tower, he was an Analyst in the Investment Banking group at M&T Bank Corporation. Mr. Keigler received a B.S. cum laude in Business and Economics from Washington and Lee University in 2010, and an M.B.A. with dean’s honors from Columbia Business School in 2018.