Thompson Dean

Managing Partner & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Avista Capital Partners

Thompson Dean

Thompson Dean

Managing Partner & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Avista Capital Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

DeCrane Holdings Co.
DLJMB Funding III, Inc.
DLJMB Fund, Inc.

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1985

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

44

Birthday

04/1958

Age

61

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at Avista Capital Partners

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Co-Founder at Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.

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Partner at Tellacq AB

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Former Founding Partner at Avista Capital Partners

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Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Osmotica Pharmaceuticals Plc

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Chairman at Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Chief Investment Officer at Five Arrows Managers (USA) LLC

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Vice President at Avista Capital Partners

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Chief Executive Officer at Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

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Partner at AEC Holdings LP

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Thompson Dean
Managing Partner & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Avista Capital Partners
Education
M.B.A. with High Distinction
Class of 1984

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA
Class of 1979

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Career History
Managing Partner & Co-Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

Avista invests in middle market healthcare companies located in the US. The firm target companies in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, outsourced pharmaceutical services, distribution, and consumer-driven healthcare. They provides financing for leveraged buyouts, build-ups, structured investments and growth capital requirements with an investment size ranging from USD50 to USD300 million per transaction. They consider both controlling and minority investments.

Managing Partner
Prior
Chairman & President
1998 - Prior

DeCrane Holdings Co. operates as a holding company with interest in manufacturing and marketing aircraft components. It provides products through DeCrane Aircraft and all of DeCrane Aircraft's subsidiaries. The company is headqaurtered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
2013 - Current

Acino International AG develops and manufactures pharmaceuticals in novel drug delivery form. It provides drug delivery technologies with a focus on modified release oral forms, oral dispersible forms, transdermal systems and extended release parenterals, for which it also holds patents. It also offers abelcet, bactiflox, clopacin, dolonica, hydronica, neurorubine, olfen and spasfon. The company was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Member, Compensation Committee
2007 - Current

VWR Funding, Inc. engages in the supply and distribution of laboratory equipment. The firm's products include chemicals, glassware, equipment, instruments, protective clothing, production supplies and other assorted laboratory products. It also provides certain services to some of its customers including technical services, on-site storeroom services and laboratory and furniture design, supply and installation. The company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in Radnor, PA.

Director
Current

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. provides research models and laboratory animal support services. It offers quality research models and support services to the biomedical community. The company is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.

Member, Founding Board of Trustees
Prior

The College Foundation's mission is to raise and invest private funds for the benefit of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and to advise and support the Dean. The Foundation is governed by a 40-member volunteer Board of Trustees, and is organizationally aligned with the Dean of Arts & Sciences.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2010

The Museum of the City of New York, located in East Harlem on Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile, was founded in 1923 to serve the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, collections, publications, and school and public programs. The Museum is the official repository of the city's history, celebrating New York's heritage of diversity, tolerance, opportunity, and perpetual transformation by presenting exhibitions and programs that offer important and intriguing perspectives on what gives New York its singular character.

$10K - $25K
2009

The Museum of the City of New York, located in East Harlem on Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile, was founded in 1923 to serve the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, collections, publications, and school and public programs. The Museum is the official repository of the city's history, celebrating New York's heritage of diversity, tolerance, opportunity, and perpetual transformation by presenting exhibitions and programs that offer important and intriguing perspectives on what gives New York its singular character.

$10K - $25K
2008

The Museum of the City of New York, located in East Harlem on Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile, was founded in 1923 to serve the people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, collections, publications, and school and public programs. The Museum is the official repository of the city's history, celebrating New York's heritage of diversity, tolerance, opportunity, and perpetual transformation by presenting exhibitions and programs that offer important and intriguing perspectives on what gives New York its singular character.

Political Donations
$32.4K
2014

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

$2,600
2013

Senator from Texas

$32.4K
2013

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

Transactions
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Karo Pharma AB, EQT Partners AB purchase Trimb Healthcare AB from HealthCap AB, Avista Capital Partners

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Awards & Honors
Rank #50
2012
Forbes Magazine - The Top 50 Dealmakers
Harvard Business School - George F. Baker Scholar
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