Aryeh Bourkoff is a master dealmaker and prominent investment banker with decades of experience in company research and analytics. A high profile investor who knows companies well, he has led some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions in the world. Aryeh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LionTree, a differentiated global TMT investment and merchant banking firm. Under his leadership, LionTree has advised clients on over $500 billion of transactions by enterprise value. He is also the Founder of Kindred Media, a media and podcasting business powered by LionTree. Prior to launching LionTree, he served as Vice Chairman and Head of Americas Investment Banking at UBS, where he oversaw Investment Banking across all sectors throughout the Americas and held a seat on UBS’s global Investment Banking Executive Committee. During his tenure, UBS became the premiere M&A advisor in the media sector and facilitated landmark transactions including Comcast’s US$37.5 bn purchase of NBC and the US$21 billion workout of Charter Communications.
1999 - 2012
1997 - 1999
1995 - 1997
1991 - 1995
EARLY CAREER AND EXPERTISE
He represented ViacomCBS in its pending $2.18 billion sale of Simon & Schuster, the book-publishing division, to Penguin Random House.
Aryeh has produced several documentary films including “The Last Jews of Libya” and “Out of Print” which were featured at Sundance.
Aryeh has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.
HONORS AND AWARDS
40 Under 40, Fortune Magazine
Trustee, Foundation for Fighting Blindness
Trustee, The Paley Center for Media