M Science recruits McCrossan to head PE sales

M Science, a portfolio company of Leucadia Investments, has hired Bill McCrossan as head of private equity sales.

M Science, a portfolio company of Leucadia Investments, has hired Bill McCrossan as head of private equity sales. Previously, he worked at Gerson Lehrman Group.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–M Science, the pioneer in data-driven research and analytics, today announced the hire of Bill McCrossan to the newly developed position of head of private equity sales.

McCrossan will work with M Science senior leadership and the research, product, and technology teams to expand upon the firm’s existing private equity client relationships. He joins M Science from the Gerson Lehrman Group where he most recently led the new business development efforts for the private equity and venture capital client segment.

“We are excited to have Bill join us and lead our efforts as we continue to expand upon our leading position in delivering valuable insights to the investment management segment,” said Michael Marrale, CEO of M Science. “Increasingly, PE sponsors are partnering with us to gain a differentiated view into their prospective investment opportunities, to help their portfolio companies run their businesses more efficiently and to better understand their market and customers. After achieving record revenue in 2019, we continue to invest in expanding our suite of solutions to better serve our clients.”

McCrossan will focus on continuing to build the firm’s private equity offering globally. He will lead a dedicated team that will provide tailored solutions for an industry that is increasingly implementing alternative data solutions into its sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management processes.

“I’m excited by the opportunity that exists in private equity for M Science,” said McCrossan. “Our breadth of resources and world class data science and engineering expertise, coupled with our deep research capabilities, positions M Science to provide sponsors with greater insight into potential targets and portfolio company performance.”

McCrossan is part of an on-boarding of senior executives to newly formed positions at M Science. Chief Technology Officer Ben Tallman, Head of Marketing Olivia Hart, and Head of Product Elizabeth Coleman also recently joined the firm as M Science continues to grow to meet the demands of its expanding client base.

About M Science
M Science is a data-driven research and analytics firm, uncovering new insights for leading financial institutions and corporations. M Science is revolutionizing research, discovering new data sets and pioneering methodologies to provide actionable intelligence. Our research teams have decades of experience working with unstructured data in near real-time to discern critical insights that help clients make smarter, more informed decisions. We combine the best of finance, data and technology to create a truly unique value proposition for both financial services firms and major corporations in a variety of industries.

M Science is a portfolio company of Leucadia Investments, a division of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF). For more information, please visit www.mscience.com.