Wes Bender, CFA



Mr. Bender, a Principal in Greenhill's Capital Advisory group, is a member of the firm's secondary advisory team.  He joined Cogent Partners (which Greenhill acquired in 2015) in 2011.  Mr. Bender is responsible for all aspects of client engagements and transaction execution, including preparation of engagement materials, valuation analysis, due diligence, structuring and marketing.  Previously, Mr. Bender was a Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services practice at Ernst & Young, where he performed business and intangible asset valuations for mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, financial reporting, income tax planning, and litigation support. During his six years at Ernst & Young, he advised clients in the private equity, energy, financial services, and airline sectors.

Mr. Bender holds a BBA in Finance and Accounting from Texas Christian University, and is a CFA charterholder.