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Managing Director, Consumer Retail at PJ SOLOMON
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Jeffrey Derman is a Managing Director of PJ SOLOMON in the Global Consumer Retail Group.

EXPERIENCE
Mr. Derman joined the firm in 2009 and has over 20 years of experience representing clients on a variety of assignments including buy-side, sell-side, divestiture, and merger transactions, as well as debt and equity financing and restructuring assignments. Mr. Derman has executed a significant number of transactions in several sectors, including retail, consumer products, technology, and business services.

Selected clients Mr. Derman has advised include Accenture, American Greetings, Ameritrade, Burlington Coat Factory, DBI/DSW, FortNine, Genesco, Hibbett, Kenneth Cole, Key Food, Movie Gallery, Phillips-Van Heusen, Regis Corporation, Revzilla, Sabre Holdings, Spectrum Brands, Stein Mart, Town Shoes, Tractor Supply, and Williams-Sonoma.

Before joining PJ SOLOMON, Mr. Derman was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Consumer Retail Group of the Investment Banking Division. In his earlier career, Mr. Derman spent three years in St. Petersburg, Russia directing public relations efforts for multinational clients in the consumer product, hospitality, and auto industries, followed by three years in Chicago advising public relations clients in the high technology industry.

EDUCATION
Mr. Derman received an M.B.A. with honors in Finance from Columbia University and a B.A. cum laude in Economics and Russian Language and Literature, also from Columbia.

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    Managing Director, Consumer Retail