Kristin Allen has joined PJ SOLOMON as a Managing Director in its Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Group in New York.
She joins from Credit Suisse, where she served as a Managing Director in the firm’s TMT group, as well as Vice Chair of Investment Banking. She headed sector coverage for wireless tower infrastructure and broadcasting and has extensive experience advising data center, cable, entertainment and content companies.
Marc Cooper, Chief Executive Officer told us “As a firm, our differentiator continues to be our people and their unmatched industry knowledge in the sectors we cover. Since Joe Valenti launched our Telecom sector coverage last Fall, the team has continued to grow with key hires across all levels. The addition of Kristin, who built leading global tower and broadcasting franchises during her career, further bolsters the experience and expertise we bring to the table for our clients.”
Over the course of her 30-plus year career, Kristin Allen has advised on a broad range of domestic and international advisory and capital markets transactions. These include, among others, advising on the initial formation and spin-off of American Tower, Crown Castle’s sale of its Australian subsidiary and IHS’ recent acquisition of Zain Kuwait’s tower portfolio.
Kristin Allen launched her career in 1986 as a Summer Associate at The First Boston Corporation, which was later acquired by Credit Suisse. She earned a BA degree in Economics from Brown University and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.