Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold
Liz is the founder and Managing Partner of Silver Lane Advisors, an investment banking boutique that is consistently ranked as the #1 or #2 most active M&A advisor for investment management and securities firms.
Liz has personally advised on more than 150 completed M&A, valuation and strategic advisory engagements over her 25-year career, for firms such as First Republic Bank, Prudential, Evercore, and Old Mutual, among others. She has been instrumental in numerous deals involving traditional and alternative managers, quantitative strategists, trust companies, multi-family offices, investment counselors, financial planners, OCIOs, fintech platforms, investment consultants, etc. She also co-founded and led the first wealth management specialist M&A advisory group in the investment banking industry.
Liz is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars (including the Fidelty M&A Leaders Conference), and has authored several articles, including “Who’ll Be Left Standing” and “How to Make Money in Wealth Management,” Trust & Estates, and “How to Sell the Family Business (Without Losing Your Sanity)” for Private Wealth Management. She also co-authored The Art of M&A Valuation, published by McGraw-Hill.
Liz earned a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Binghamton University, and an MBA in Finance with high honors from Fordham University Graduate School of Business. Liz is also a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, the Edward L. Rose Conservancy, and 100 Women in Finance.
Liz lives in New York City with her husband and their daughter.