Chief Operating Officer
Chairman of UK Investment
Senior Development Director
Thijs van Dorssen
PA to Keith Breslauer
Senior Team PA
Investment Team PA
Patron Capital Advisers LLP
Mr. Breslauer founded Patron in
1999 and is the Managing Director of Patron Capital Advisers LLP.
In addition to his overall leadership responsibility, Mr. Breslauer
is primarily responsible for leading the origination efforts of all
Mr. Breslauer began his career in 1987 at Lehman Brothers, where
he worked originally in the Financial Institutions Group in
partnership with the Mortgage Trading Group. In addition to various
responsibilities related to corporate finance and capital markets,
he was involved in and led many transactions in the United States
distressed markets of the 1980s and 1990s. In 1993, while with
Lehman Brothers, Mr. Breslauer moved to London to target distressed
assets in Europe and to assist in the creation and leadership of
the Principal Finance Group, established to invest Lehman Brothers'
capital in financial institutions and property assets and
companies. He also served as the co-head for the International
Mortgage and Real Estate Department until 1997. In 1997, Mr.
Breslauer left Lehman Brothers to create and manage an investment
fund focusing on smaller European property opportunities. As a
bridge to the ultimate formation of Patron, he established and
managed Capstar Holdings Limited, a company organised in London to
originate investments on an exclusive basis for the Lone Star
Opportunity Fund, a United States-based real estate fund.
Mr. Breslauer's background includes numerous investments in both
property and mortgage assets and operating businesses (including
hotels, servicing businesses and mortgage institutions), on a
pan-European basis. He has led or assisted in the acquisition of
over $16 billion in assets in several European countries and in the
United States. Additionally, he has broad experience in corporate
transactions ranging from mergers and acquisitions to equity and
debt capital raising and structured finance.
Mr. Breslauer holds a Master of Business Administration ("MBA")
degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science
("BSc") degree from the New York University School of Business. Mr.
Breslauer resides in the United Kingdom and is a citizen of the