Practices - Investment Banking

  • Susan D. Austin Senior Managing Director

    Investment banker with significant experience in telecommunications, media and broadcasting industries. Vice Chairman of Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation. Board member for Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) (Chairman), the Prudential Variable Annuities Funds (i.e., Advanced Series Trust, The Prudential Series Fund and Prudential’s Gibraltar Fund), Hubbard Radio, LLC, and the MacDowell Colony (President); Vice President in the Communications, Media and Entertainment group at Goldman, Sachs & Co; Bear, Stearns & Co., Salomon Brothers and Citicorp. AB, Harvard University; MBA, Stanford.

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  • Charles L. Brock Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    212-209-3000 ext. 707

    cbrock@brockcapital.com

    Director, designated “financial expert” and audit chair of public companies; investment banker; corporate lawyer with operating experience.

    Director, B+H Ocean Carriers.

    Managed numerous businesses including the twelve subsidiaries of Compton Communications (now Saatchi & Saatchi); Former Publisher and President, Scholastic International, also CFO and COO. Carter, Ledyard & Milburn; Sullivan & Cromwell; Director, B+H Bulk Carriers (subsequently, Excel Maritime Carriers) and B+H Maritime Carriers; President, Harvard Alumni Association; President, Harvard Law School Association.

    Northwestern University B.A.; Harvard Law School J.D.; Harvard Business School, AMP

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  • Norman H. Brown, Jr. Senior Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 215

    nbrown@brockcapital.com

    Investment banker; expert in metals, mining, infrastructure and mergers & acquisitions.

    Headed restructuring and metal & mining, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc, Credit Suisse First Boston; SVP, Head of M&A Department, E.F. Hutton; Director, Macquarie Infrastructure Company Trust; Trustee and member, Investment Committee of the University of Oregon Endowment Foundation.

    University of Oregon B.A.; University of Pennsylvania Wharton School M.B.A.

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  • Alain Lebec Senior Managing Director

    Investment banker, head of Mergers and Acquisitions and private equity.

    Chairman of the Investment Committee, Brock Opportunity Fund; Co-founder, Reading Excellence and Discovery Foundation; Director, United Way. Former Vice Chairman, Merrill Lynch Investment Banking and Chairman/Co-CIO, Merrill Lynch Ventures.

    l’École Polytechnique (Paris, France); Northwestern U. Kellogg School M.B.A

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  • Jongsoo James Lee Managing Director

    212-209-3000 ext. 165

    jlee@brockcapital.com

    Investment banker; business consultant; published author; expert in Asian, Eurasian and global affairs.

    Experienced in M&A, strategic advisory work, and capital raises in industries such as energy, technology, mining, life sciences, transportation, consumer goods, and commercial real estate; previously, Director, Brock Capital Group; Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Asia Quarterly; Center Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Associate in Research, Korea Institute, Harvard University; FINRA Series 7 & 63; Member, Pacific Council on International Policy.

    Williams College B.A.; Harvard University Ph.D.

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  • Ramin Patel Director

    212-209-3000 x260

    rpatel@brockcapital.com

    Ramin Patel is a Director of Brock Capital Group LLC.

    Investment banker with over a decade of experience in real estate development and management. Prior to joining Brock, he sourced capital from the private equity sector and founded a housing company focused on affordable multi-family units in Asia. Currently, he serves on the board of a boutique mall development and management company, where he oversees the company’s strategy.

    Ramin is a member of the Alfred Noble Society of National Scholars, and received a B.A. from Harvard University.

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  • Charles O. Svenson Senior Managing Director

    Investment banker, expertise in energy, alternative energy, project finance and transportation.

    Co-Chairman, Investment Committee of Hamilton College; Trustee, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Chairman, the Adirondack Nature Conservancy and Adirondack Land Trust; President, Harvard Law School Association of New York City

    Former Managing Director, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (now Credit Suisse); VP, Head of Project Finance, Goldman Sachs; Dewey, Ballantine, Busby, Palmer & Wood

    Hamilton College B.A.; Harvard Law School LL.B.

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