Robert Brown

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Mr. Brown is a founding partner of ClearThink Capital and has served as a Managing Director since its inception. From August 2009 until August 2018, Bob served as a Managing Director and Co-Founder of New World Merchant Partners LLC, a merchant banking firm.  From June 1995 through July 2009, Mr. Brown served as a founding partner of Reitler Brown & Rosenblatt LLC, a corporate and securities and merger and acquisition law firm in New York, New York, where he has specialized in public and private offerings of securities and mergers and acquisitions. From June 1992 to June 1995, Mr. Brown practiced at Squadron Ellenoff Plesent & Sheinfeld LLP, a law firm in New York, New York, where he was the principal participant in the securities offerings of The News Corporation Limited and its affiliates, as well as active on venture capital, public offering, and merger and acquisition transactions. From 1988 until 1992, Bob practiced at Shea & Gould, then an international law firm headquartered in New York, New York.  Mr. Brown has participated in approximately 240 public securities offerings involving an aggregate of approximately $9 billion of public debt securities and approximately $6 billion of equity securities, as well as in numerous merger and acquisitions for companies including News Corporation, Fox, Tele-Communications, Comcast, Liberty Media and numerous investment banking firms.  Mr. Brown has extensive experience structuring, negotiating, and effecting private and public financings and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Brown received his BA with Honors in Economics at Brandeis University and his J.D. at New York University School of Law.