CEO and Managing Member
Peter Rothschild has been involved in both investment and merchant banking for over 40 years. He has been engaged in over 100 transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, restructuring, corporate advisory work and principal investing, aggregating several billions of dollars. On the agency side, Mr. Rothschild’s clients include publicly traded companies, private companies, financial buyers and mezzanine lenders. He has relationships with senior partners at many of the private equity sponsors, leading mezzanine lenders, hedge funds and other providers of capital. He has focused on industrial companies in the aerospace, apparel, automotive, building products, chemicals, distribution, energy, general manufacturing, healthcare, paper, packaging and textile industries, and service companies including consumer, restaurants and financial services.
Mr. Rothschild is a partner at East Wind Advisors, LLC (see www.eastwindadvisors.com). Prior to founding Daroth Capital, Mr. Rothschild was a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Leveraged Finance and Industrial Finance groups at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and its predecessor Wasserstein Perella. At Wasserstein, he served as a member of the policy committee and the capital commitment committee. Mr. Rothschild was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Natural Resources Group at Bear Stearns prior to Wasserstein, and was one of the founders of the firm’s Leveraged Finance and Financial Buyer Coverage groups. Mr. Rothschild was also a Managing Director and Head of the Industrial Group at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Rothschild has served on the board of directors of several companies and currently serves as a director of The Wendy's Company (NasdaqGS: WEN).
Mr. Rothschild graduated from Tufts University, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.