Asset management firm Baird has appointed Owen L. Hart as managing director in its M&A practice. An investment banker with 25 years of advisory experience, Hart will support Baird’s M&A activities across multiple sectors, including consumer, technology, business services and real estate. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Baird, an employee-owned, international capital markets, private equity, wealth and asset management firm, today announced that Owen L. Hart will soon join the firm’s Investment Banking business as a Managing Director in its M&A practice. A seasoned investment banker with 25 years of advisory experience, Hart will support Baird’s M&A activities across multiple sectors, including Consumer, Technology, Business Services and Real Estate where he has focused the majority of his career. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Hart spent the last nine years at Cowen and Company as a Managing Director and the Head of West Coast Mergers & Acquisitions where he principally focused on Consumer and Technology related M&A activity. Prior to Cowen, he spent four years as a Founding Partner at Thomas Weisel Partners where he led their Consumer, Business Services, Semiconductor, Semiconductor Capital Equipment and Storage M&A practices.