Muir Paterson is a senior banker in Citi's M&A Group with global responsibility for Citi's activism defense franchise, and has served as lead financial advisor in over 100+ activism defenses. Muir recently joined Citi, bringing with him nearly 15 years of defense experience. He served previously as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer in the activism defense practice at Goldman Sachs. Prior to Goldman, Muir was the Director of Corporate Governance at Wellington Management ($1trn asset management firm), as well as the co-founder and co-head of the Special Situations Group at Institutional Shareholder Services, providing research and recommendations on contested M&A and proxy fights.
Muir has a LLB (Hons) First Class from Edinburgh University and is a CFA charterholder.