Neil Wiesenberg, board member of APCO Worldwide, is managing director and chief operating officer of Archer Capital Management, a private investment management firm that makes investments in both public and private markets. Mr. Wiesenberg has more than 20 years experience in corporate finance, leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, and corporate restructurings.
Prior to joining Archer, Mr. Wiesenberg was a principal with several private investment firms. Earlier in his career, he was a managing director in the Leveraged Finance Group of CIBC World Markets. In this position, he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing leveraged loans, high yield bond financings, debt restructurings and merchant banking transactions for middle market companies in a variety of industries.
Mr. Wiesenberg's career also included tenures at PaineWebber Inc. and Integrated Resources, Inc. (IRI). At IRI, he managed and restructured the company's private equity portfolio. He began his career in leveraged finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, where he was actively involved in high-yield financings and advising on debt restructurings.
Mr. Wiesenberg has a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.