Cogent Partners Promotes Chris Bonfield

Cogent Partners has promoted Chris Bonfield to vice president. He joined the firm in 2007 from Bank of America.


Cogent Partners, a private equity-focused investment bank, announced today that Chris Bonfield has been promoted to Vice President in the firm’s Dallas office.

“We are very excited about the talent, dedication and expertise Chris brings to our firm and its clients,” said Scott Myers, a Managing Director of Cogent Partners. “Since joining the firm over two years ago, Chris has been involved in some of the most complex and noteworthy private equity secondary transactions, and his work has assisted Cogent in maintaining its position as the global leader in secondary market investment banking,” said Myers.

Mr. Bonfield joined Cogent Partners in 2007 from Bank of America, where he worked in the investment banking division. Chris holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Texas. Chris is also a CFA charterholder.

About Cogent Partners
Cogent Partners is a leading private equity-focused investment bank that specializes in secondary market transactions and related private equity research projects for institutional investors. Recognized globally as the leader in private sell-side advisory services, Cogent Partners has earned a reputation for successfully initiating, marketing, negotiating, structuring and closing the sale of private equity assets. Since inception the company has advised on more than $33 billion in private equity commitments. The firm’s research group offers a range of private equity monitoring, due diligence and valuation services. Cogent Partners is headquartered in Dallas, with offices in New York, London and Tokyo.

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