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Teneo Expands Investment Banking Operations

Teneo’s Capital business, a leading independent investment bank of the global advisory firm Teneo, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Twelve Rolling Capital, a boutique investment banking firm based in the Washington D.C. area, to join the Teneo platform.

The strategic addition is expected to further strengthen Teneo’s advisory capabilities and immediately bolster the investment banking team’s expertise across several key market sectors.

Twelve Rolling Capital was founded by William Farmer in 2014 and specializes in the Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Government Services and Engineering Services sectors. The team offers mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate finance transaction services to its clients, and its principals have completed over 100 transactions totaling more than $10 billion in value in their careers to date.

“Over the last several years Teneo’s Capital Business has continued to bring world-class investment banking talent to our global platform,” said Michael Madden, a Chairman of Teneo. “Twelve Rolling Capital will be a tremendous addition to our team. Bill and his colleagues bring knowledge and experience that are directly aligned with the unique platform that we’ve built. The deep industry knowledge and extensive network that the team brings will be an immediate addition to our investment banking capabilities. We welcome them to Teneo and look forward to their contributions and continued success.”

Commenting on the agreement, William Farmer, Founder of Twelve Rolling Capital said: “We are excited to join Teneo. We believe that combining forces with the Teneo platform will allow us to better serve our clients and further enhance our role as a prominent advisor in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services sectors.”

The Twelve Rolling Capital team has been fully integrated into Teneo’s existing investment banking division.


Teneo’s Capital Business is a New York based independent investment bank providing strategic and financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising, financial restructuring, valuation, and capital markets transactions. Its clients include public and private corporations, financial sponsors and portfolio companies, family-controlled businesses, and family offices. The principals average over 20 years of experience and have advised on $525 billion in transactions involving companies in over 30 countries in their careers to date. Teneo Capital LLC is a subsidiary of Teneo. All securities transactions are performed through and under the supervision of Teneo Securities LLC, member FINRA and SIPC.


Teneo is a global advisory firm founded in 2011 by Declan Kelly, Doug Band and Paul Keary with a vision to create a new breed of advisory firm focused on working exclusively with the leaders of major corporations to help them address a wide range of business and reputational issues and opportunities. Teneo’s clients include some of the world’s largest corporations. The firm has over 500 employees working across 4 integrated businesses spanning the disciplines of strategic communications, investor relations, investment banking, financial analytics, executive recruiting, digital analytics, corporate governance, government affairs, business intelligence, management consulting and corporate restructuring. The business operates out of 17 offices globally. In January 2015 Private Equity firm BC Partners acquired a minority stake in Teneo. For more information on Teneo, please see

For further information contact:
Tom O’Connor
Vice President

William Farmer
Senior Managing Director
(301) 490-7800 x102