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  • Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Venture Capital Networking Breakfast, sponsored by Morgan Lewis. This event was in Florida on Wed, April 30, 2003.

    Terry Temescu, Founding Partner, Lyric Capital Terry Temescu, Founding Partner, Lyric Capital

    Terry Temescu, founding partner, has been in the private equity industry for nine years, raising and managing institutional funds. Before that he spent three years as chief financial officer of a diversified financial services company, and he was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and SmithBarney for 10 years. His clients included some of the largest financial services companies in the world. He spent 10 years as a financial journalist, culminating in the position of financial editor at The International Herald Tribune in Paris. He also wrote for Time, Institutional Investor and other national publications. He holds a BS degree from The State University of New York and an MBA from Cornell University.

    Bruce Foerster, Managing Director, South Beach Capital Bruce Foerster, Managing Director, South Beach Capital

    Co-founder, Managing Director and head of Capital Markets, South Florida investment bank focused on offering corporate financial and strategic advice to CEO’s and boards of directors; institutional equity research and secondary equity market execution services; private placement of equity and debt; expert witness and corporate governance testimony. Member NASD, MSRB, SIPC and SIA.

    Education: Sep 70 - Dec 71 University of Pennsylvania The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce MBA Management Information and Control Sep 59 - Jun 63 Haverford College AB English

    Photo of Matthew Cole, Partner, North Bay Equity Partners Matthew E. Cole
    Managing Partner
    North Bay Equity Partners
    Read the full profile for Matthew E. here!
    North Bay Equity Partners
    Experience: More than fifteen years of private equity and investment banking experience in Latin America. Former Principal at Newbridge Latin America, a $300 million private equity fund sponsored by Texas Pacific Group and Richard C. Blum & Associates. Former investment banker with J.P. Morgan in New York, Chile, and Brazil with particular experience in private equity, mergers & acquisitions, and equity capital markets transactions.

    Douglas Beekman, Senior Associate, Advantage Capital Partners Douglas Beekman, Senior Associate, Advantage Capital Partners

    Mr. Beekman is involved in the origination, analysis, and negotiation of new investments, and provides administrative, financial, and strategic planning support to portfolio companies. Mr. Beekman has also had extensive experience in the merger and acquisition arena. He was previously the Manager of Corporate Development for the Danaher Corporation where he completed 15 transactions, both public and private, in the United States and in Europe. Prior to that, he was with the Investment Banking Division of Alex. Brown and Sons in the Media and Communications Group. His work included transactions in the competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and wireless communications industries. Mr. Beekman has a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. degree in Government from Dartmouth College.

    Moderator: John Fletcher, Partner, Morgan Lewis

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