Mr. Peter M. Westley is an Independent Director at Avid Technology, Inc., a Partner at Blum Capital Partners and a Partner at Blum Capital Partners LP.
He is on the Board of Directors at Avid Technology, Inc. and Payless Holdings LLC.
He joined Blum Capital as a Partner in July 2012.
He is responsible for sourcing and managing corporate investments and oversees investor relations and LP communications.
Mr. Westley was previously a Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney, and a Partner at both ThinkEquity Partners and North Point Advisors, an investment banking firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Salomon, he worked as a vice president at the investment management firm, Canyon Partners, LLC.
He has been both an investor and financial advisor during his career, raising more than $10 billion in equity and debt capital, and advising on more than $2 billion of mergers
and acquisition transactions for his clients in a variety of industries, most notably in the technology, media, and telecom sectors.
He earned a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.