Mr. White has been actively involved with all M&A efforts at Skyview Capital since its inception. He brings decades of experience that encompass private equity, investment banking and executive management. Mr. White has held critical positions at many distinguished firms, such as Merrill Lynch and Platinum Equity Holdings. Prior to Skyview Capital, Mr. White was an integral part of Platinum Equity’s $8 billion-dollar global business development and M&A team. At Platinum he was responsible for building, maintaining and expanding relationships with the heads of Fortune 500 companies and the world’s leading investment banks. After Platinum Equity, Mr. White established and continues to successfully headed up Skyview Capitals business development team. In addition, He is responsible for driving growth through acquisitions by identifying, negotiating and assessing all transaction opportunities within the M&A and business development team. Mr. White is also a member of the firm’s investment committee. Recently, Mr. White expanded his role to working more closely with Mr. Solanti to spearhead the firm’s global M&A, strategic alliance and corporate development strategy.
The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Mr. White as one of the Most Influential Private Equity Investors in Los Angeles in 2020, 2019 & 2014. In 2016, Mr. White won the M&A Advisor Emerging Leader Award (formally called top 40 under 40) for Private Equity Dealmaker. In addition to his responsibilities at Skyview Capital, Mr. White was the United States Chair of the G8 Young Summit, and he served on the membership committee of MIYLC (Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle) for 6 years, a division of the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan global think-tank. He is also actively involved in American Friends of the Louvre, Union Rescue Mission of Los Angeles, The Elton John AIDS Foundation and “CI” Conservation International.
Mr. White has been and is currently an active speaker and or a contributor to the following originations: “TMA” Turn Around Management Association, “ACG” Association of Corporate Growth, Super Returns Conference, “FOA” Family Office Association, Kairos Society (Guiding young future leaders to make an impact), Forbes Global CEO Conference and Milken Global Conference.
Mr. White holds a B.A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.