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Gayle K. Turk

Centerview Partners LLC
New York, NY, USA

For over 20 years, Gayle Turk has advised companies across a range of industries on strategic and M&A matters, including buy-side, sell-side, split-ups, special committee assignments, strategy development, investor messaging and shareholder activism.  At Centerview, Ms. Turk focuses on the general industrials sector and has completed significant transactions for some of the largest companies in the space.  Her most recent  transaction experience includes advising Johnson Controls on its merger with Tyco, the $2bn sale of its Scott Safety business to 3M, and the spin-off of Adient, its $20bn automotive business; Emerson on its strategic repositioning including the $4bn sale of its Network Power business to Platinum Equity and the $1.2bn sale of its Motors & Drives businesses to Nidec; Honeywell on its $300mm sale of its government services business, HTSI, to KBR, the spin-off of AdvanSix, its resins and chemicals business, and the $480mm acquisition of xTralis; 3M on its $1bn acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore; General Electric on its $14bn acquisition of Alstom; United Rentals on its $780mm acquisition of National Pump and its $965mm acquisition of NES Rentals,  and TE Connectivity on its $3bn sale of its Network Solutions business to Commscope as well as its $1.7bn acquisition of Measurement Specialties.  Other transactions include advising X-Rite on its sale to Danaher, General Electric on its sale of its remaining 49% stake in NBCUniversal to Comcast, the Board of General Motors on its sale of a 51% interest in GMAC, and Cendant on its split-up which included the separation of Realogy and Wyndham Worldwide and the sale of Travelport to Blackstone.

Prior to joining Centerview Partners, Ms. Turk was a Managing Director at Evercore Partners where she was an M&A specialist with experience in a broad range of sectors.  Ms. Turk started her career at McKinsey & Company, where she focused on strategy, marketing and operations for consumer companies.

Ms. Turk received a B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. with honors from Harvard Business School.  She resides in New York where she is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Gayle K. Turk is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Prominent Issues in Private M&A - Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017, Tuesday, September 26, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Prominent Issues in Private M&A - Prominent Issues in Private M&A, Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Prominent Issues in Private M&A - Prominent Issues in Private M&A, Tuesday, September 26, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Prominent Issues in Private M&A - Prominent Issues in Private M&A, Tuesday, September 26, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2017, Wednesday, September 27, 2017, New York, NY

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