Adam R. Gerchen

Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

Adam R. Gerchen

Adam R. Gerchen

Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC

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Burford Capital Ltd.
Burford Capital Investment Management LLC

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2481

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1

Number of Awards

1

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Art Institute of Chicago

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporation Secretary at Art Institute of Chicago

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Member, Auxiliary Board at Art Institute of Chicago

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Former Professional at Richard L. Feigen and Co.

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Co-Founder at The Gettys Group, Inc.

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Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Partner at Mayer Brown LLP

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Member of the Auxiliary Board at Art Institute of Chicago

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Director of Finance at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Member, Auxiliary Board at Art Institute of Chicago

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Adam R. Gerchen
Strategic Partner at NextGen Growth Partners LLC
Education
Graduate, Phi Beta Kappa & magna cum laude

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

JD

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

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Career History
Strategic Partner
Current
Chief Executive Officer
2016 - Prior

Burford Capital Ltd. provides investment capital, financial and risk solutions for litigation. It operates through following segments: Provision of Investment Capital, Investment Management Activities; Provision of Litigation Insurance and Channel Islands litigation Insurance. The company was founded by Christopher P. Bogart and Jonathan T. Molot on September 11, 2009 and is headquartered in St. Peter Port, Guernsey.

Portfolio Manager
2008 - 2012

Alyeska Investment Group seeks to generate a consistent, long term appreciation of assets through the active management of a comprehensive, equity-focused portfolio which includes sector specific, market-neutral sub-portfolios together with various complementary equity-focused investment strategies. The firm employs both fundamental and quantitative analysis of publicly-traded companies and their respective securities. They offer advice on both long and short positions in a wide range of investment products, including equity, equity-linked, credit and credit-linked instruments. The actual instruments traded include stocks, corporate bonds, convertible bonds, options, futures, credit and equity derivates, and other credit-based instruments. Such instruments are traded on public exchanges or in private over-the-counter (OTC) transactions.Alyeska seeks to mitigate systematic risk embedded in equity securities through the deliberate construction of non-systematic portfolios. The funds may enter into various contracts or positions to further mitigate unwanted exposures. To reduce interest rate and/or currency risk, and subject to certain regulatory thresholds, the funds may enter into long or short positions in interest rate derivatives government securities (and derivatives thereon) and/or foreign currency spot and forward contracts. In connection with certain transactions involving convertible bonds and capital structure arbitrage, the funds may enter into credit default swap contracts. The funds also may buy or sell equity index contracts as specific or portfolio hedges. Derivatives contracts may be exchange-traded or OTC. The funds also retain amounts in cash or cash equivalents, pending reinvestment.

Boards & Committees
Member, Auxiliary Board
Current

The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public. It was founded as both a museum and school for the fine arts in 1879. The permanent college has grown from plaster casts to nearly 300,00 works of arts in fields ranging from Chinese bronzes to contemporary design and from textiles to installation art. Together, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago are now internationally recognized as two of the leading fine-arts institutions in the United States.

Political Donations
$500
2010

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

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GKC Offshore COLP LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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GKC Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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GKC Partners I LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
2016
Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine - 40 Under 40