John Orem Joins Miller Buckfire

John Orem has joined Miller Buckfire & Co. as a senior advisor, focused on business development efforts in the global gaming market. He had spent the past 20 years with Morgan Stanley.



Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC, a leading independent investment bank focused on complex restructuring transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financing, today announced that veteran investment banker John R. Orem has joined the firm as a senior advisor. Mr. Orem will focus on expanding Miller Buckfire’s business development efforts with a particular emphasis on the global gaming industry.


Mr. Orem joins after 20 years at Morgan Stanley, where he served as a corporate and leveraged finance banker helping clients raise nearly $50 billion in capital. As a Managing Director, he most recently led Morgan Stanley’s gaming industry corporate finance business.


“We are delighted to welcome John to Miller Buckfire,” said Henry S. Miller, Managing Director, Chairman and Co-Founder of Miller Buckfire. “He will play a significant leadership role in assisting us as we expand our financial advisory mandates, especially in gaming.”


“As economic conditions continue to decline, our clients are facing unprecedented challenges,” said Ken Buckfire, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Miller Buckfire.  “With his deep experience across all market cycles, John can help our clients bolster their capital structures in this challenging economic environment.”      


Mr. Orem earned his MBA from the Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.


About Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC


Miller Buckfire is a leading independent investment bank providing strategic and financial advisory services focusing on complex restructuring transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financing.  The firm was founded in July 2002 by Henry Miller and Ken Buckfire, who previously led the restructuring groups at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Wasserstein Perella & Co. The firm’s professionals have successfully restructured more than $210 billion in debt, advised on M&A transactions valued at over $16 billion and advised on financings involving over $41 billion.  Miller Buckfire is an independent firm owned by employees and is based in New York.  Additional information about Miller Buckfire can be found at