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Joseph B. Nuzzolo

Joseph B. Nuzzolo

Managing Director, Capital Markets Advisors
New York, NY, USA

Joe Nuzzolo is a Managing Director in the PwC Capital Markets Advisors group and has over twelve years of experience in global investment banking, corporate finance, and capital markets. He works on a broad range of corporate finance, capital structure, capital markets, and valuation advisory assignments.

Joe joined PwC in 2013 from Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, where he played an instrumental role in building Lazard’s global Corporate Finance & Capital Markets Advisory practice. While at Lazard, he provided clients with independent and objective advice on a broad range of corporate finance and capital markets topics. Representative advisory engagements include:
  • U.S. Treasury – IPO and financial advisor to the U.S. Treasury – $23bn IPO of General Motors and subsequent monetization strategies (ATM sale of shares)
  • Delphi Automotive – IPO advisor to the company – $550mm IPO
  • Landis & Gyr – IPO advisor to the company – dual-track sale of company to Toshiba for $2.3bn
  • SC Johnson Family – equity advisor to the company – monetization of stake in Sealed Air – $250mm equity block trade
  • IBM – financial advisor to the company – 2009-2012
  • The Carlyle Group – acquisition finance advisor to Carlyle – $125mm leveraged loan facility
  • VeriSign – financial advisor to company – capital structure, liability management, return of capital – $516mm and $463mm Special Dividend 2010 & 2011, Open Market Share Repurchase Program
  • Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana – debt advisor to company – tender offer/refinancing DOP$5,410mm 16.000% Dominican Peso-Linked Senior Notes
  • SunPower – debt advisor to company – $600mm Liquidity Support Agreement with Total S.A.

Prior to Lazard, Joe was a Director in the Corporate Finance Group in Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch. While at Merrill Lynch, he advised clients on capital structure and corporate finance issues, executed financings, and developed value-enhancing structures for M&A and capital markets transactions. Previously, Joe has held positions in M&A and investment banking at Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan.

Joe has a MBA in Finance from MIT Sloan School of Management, a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University.


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