Wes Bender, CFA

Wes Bender, CFA



Mr. Bender joined Greenhill in 2015 as part of Greenhill’s acquisition of Cogent Partners. He principally advises clients on the structuring and execution of secondary transactions.

Prior to joining Greenhill, Wes was a part of Cogent Partners since 2011. He is responsible for all aspects of client engagements and transaction execution, including preparation of engagement materials, valuation analysis, due diligence, structuring and marketing. Prior to this, he was a Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services practice at Ernst & Young, where he performed business and asset valuations for M&A, restructuring, financial reporting, income tax planning and litigation support. During his 6 years at Ernst & Young, he advised clients in the private equity, energy, financial services and airline sectors.

Wes holds a BBA in Finance and Accounting from Texas Christian University. He is a CFA charterholder.