DLJ Merchant Banking Partners

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DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, also known as Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Merchant Banking Partners, is "a private equity fund Credit Suisse First Boston, a major investment banking and securities firm. With committed capital of approximately $3 billion, the equity fund has invested $2.4 billion in 36 different transactions. In addition to Haights Cross, media investments include Argyle Television, Evergreen Media, GTECH Holdings, Inc., and the Katz Media Group."[1]

"David F. Burgstahler, Principal. Mr. Burgstahler joined Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1995 and has been involved in numerous principal transactions, mergers, acquisitions, equity offerings, and leveraged financings. In 2000, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. merged with Credit Suisse First Boston. From 1991 to 1993, he worked as a Senior Consultant at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Burgstahler received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas in 1991 and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1995. He serves on the board of directors of Haights Cross Communications Inc., Von Hoffmann Press Inc., and WRC Media Inc."[2]

2003 Leadership

  • Lawrence M.v.D. Schloss, "Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee and Chairman of each of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners I, II and III of DLJ Growth Capital Partners and as a member of the Investment Committee of each of DLJ Investment Partners I and II (Chairman), DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners I and II, DLJ Private Equity Partners, CSFB Private Equity Partners, L.P., International Equity Partners L.P., DLJ Strategic Partners (Chairman), DLJ Diversified Partners (Chairman), and formerly Global Retail Partners."[3]

"Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette is a leading integrated investment and merchant bank serving institutional, corporate, government and individual clients. DLJ's businesses include securities underwriting; sales and trading; merchant banking; financial advisory services; investment research; venture capital; correspondent brokerage services; online, interactive brokerage services; and asset management. Founded in 1959 and headquartered in New York City, DLJ employs approximately 7,000 people worldwide and maintains offices in 14 cities in the Unites States and 10 cities in Europe, Latin America and Asia. The company's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DLJ." (As of March 1998. Former web address www.dlj.com no longer connects.)

FUNDS: DLJ Merchant Banking Partners II was formed November 1996.[4]


DLJ Merchant Banking Partners
277 Park Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10172
(212) 892-3590

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