Robert Buonanno

Managing Director Investment Support at Warburg Pincus LLC

Robert Buonanno

Robert Buonanno

Managing Director Investment Support at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Robert Buonanno is based in New York, joined Warburg Pincus in 2006 and is a member of the Capital Markets Group. Mr. Buonanno focuses on debt and equity financing execution for new and existing portfolio companies, including transaction structuring, selection of financing providers, negotiation of key terms, syndication, and closing. He is also responsible for developing and maintaining the firm’s commercial and investment banking relationships and he shares responsibility for managing the firm’s equity co-investment syndications. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he worked in the Syndicated and Leveraged Finance Group of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., where he focused primarily on loan and high-yield bond financings for private equity portfolio companies. Mr. Buonanno graduated from the Boston College Carroll School of Management with a B.S. in Business Administration and concentrations in Finance and Information Systems.

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Special Limited Partner Financial Services at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Co-Founder at The Institute for New Economic Thinking, Inc.

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Special Limited Partner at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Managing Director Executive Management, Financial Services at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Managing Director, Technology, Media & Telecommunications at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Founder at Aberdare Ventures

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Chairman at Sapience Therapeutics, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus LLC

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Partner at Global Infrastructure Management LLP

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Investor at Spire Global, Inc.

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Managing Director Investment Support at Warburg Pincus LLC
Education
BS in Business Administration with Concentrations in Finance & Information Systems

The Carroll School of Management provides undergraduate and graduate management education attuned to the needs of today's business world. Aligned with the philosophy of Boston College, we develop leaders and managers who bring an ethical perspective to business decision making. In addition to its degree programs and centers which provide executive development programming for professionals, the School partners with the business community to provide (student) consulting services in the areas of financial and strategic analysis, product development, and general business planning.

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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Career History
Managing Director Investment Support
2006 - Current

Warburg Pincus focuses on investments in the following sectors: financial services, healthcare, energy, consumer/manufacturing/industrials and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT). The firm participates in venture capital investments, growth equity investments, spin-outs, LBOs and special situation opportunities. They invest primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.Warburg Pincus' financial services investments primarily focus on the following industries: (1) asset/wealth management (2) banks and depository institutions (3) exchanges (4) financial technology (5) growth companies, developing economies and new markets (6) insurance companies (7) payment and transaction processing companies (8) private banking and (9) specialty and consumer finance. The firm's healthcare investments focus mainly on medical devices, healthcare services, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and European healthcare. Within the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector, Warburg Pincus targets investments in the following areas: (1) software (2) media, information and Internet (3) financial technology (4) telecommunications (5) business services and (6) systems and semiconductors. The firm's energy investments focus on (1) oil and gas including exploration and production, midstream, refining and oilfield services (2) power generation and transmission (3) alternative energy/renewables and (4) innovative energy technologies.Warburg Pincus takes a long-term perspective and invests in companies across all stages of development, from founding start-ups and furthering growth in developing companies to leading recapitalizations or buy-outs of more mature businesses.

Professional
Prior - 2005

J.P. Morgan Securities offers a broad array of investment products and the world’s leading investment managers. These expansive resources—the best people and products in the industry coupled with a Financial Advisor who is directly involved in the investment process—are the true benefits of working with it.

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Robert Buonanno is affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC, JP Morgan Securities LLC

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