Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold
Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold is Managing Partner of Silver Lane Advisors, an M&A advisory firm specializing in the asset and wealth management industries. Prior to founding the firm, Liz spent 15 years at New York's Berkshire Capital Securities as an investment banker, including 10 years as a partner. In 1998, Liz co-founded Berkshire's wealth management practice — the first such specialist M&A advisory group in the investment banking industry — and led the wealth management initiative until her departure. She also led numerous transactions involving institutional and alternative managers.
During her 21-year career, Liz has advised on 140 completed merger, acquisition, valuation and strategic advisory assignments for a variety of clients including trust companies, multi-family offices, institutional and alternative managers, investment counselors, financial planners, investment consultants and financial technology firms. Liz is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars, 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 is also writing her first book for McGraw-Hill on business valuation.
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. She is also a General Securities Principal.
Liz is a member of Young Presidents' Organization, the Edward L. Rose Conservancy, Junior League (sustainer), and Silver Lake Association, serving on the board as Vice President for Ecology. She is also a member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and served as a Tiburon Fellow. Liz lives in New York City with her husband, Peter, and their daughter.