Jeremy Fielding

President & Chief Executive Officer at Kekst & Co., Inc.

Jeremy Fielding

Jeremy Fielding

President & Chief Executive Officer at Kekst & Co., Inc.

Biography

Jeremy Fielding has been a member of Central Synagogue since 1998. He is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kekst CNC, a global strategic communications consultancy. He has extensive experience counseling executives, boards, and in-house communications professionals on ongoing communications opportunities and challenges, in addition to a large spectrum of transactional and other special situations. Jeremy has a PhD. from Yale University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. He received his B.A. from the University of Leeds, England. Jeremy is also a Trustee of Lawyers for Children.

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Kekst & Co., Inc.
Kekst CNC

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217

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2

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Executive Chairman at Kekst & Co., Inc.

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Partner at Kekst & Co., Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Conversus Asset Management LLC

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Faculty Research Fellow at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Conversus Asset Management LLC

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Fund Advisor at Conversus Asset Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Lawyers For Children, Inc.

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President, Board of Trustees at Central Synagogue

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Trustee at Central Synagogue

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Trustee at The Town School Inc.

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Jeremy Fielding
President & Chief Executive Officer at Kekst & Co., Inc.
Education
Ph.D. History
Class of 1999

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Kekst & Co. provides public relations services. It focuses on corporate communications and investor relations as well as provides strategic advisory services related to merger and acquisition, bankruptcies and restructurings, crisis communications, litigation support, media relations and corporate governance. The company was founded by Gershon Kekst and Lawrence A. Rand in 1970 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Executive Officer & Partner
Current

Kekst CNC is an American private company located in New York, NY, that provides strategic communication services. It was founded in 2018 by James N. Fingeroth, Jeffrey Z. Taufield and Robert D. Siegfried. Jeremy Fielding is currently the CEO of the firm.The company says this about itself: Kekst CNC is a leading global strategic communication consultancy. The team of over 250 experienced professionals serve clients from 14 offices in New York, London, Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Paris, Brussels, Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Dallas, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Stockholm. As trusted advisors, the firm contributes its expertise on such high-stake matters as: M&A, shareholder activism and governance, crisis communications, restructurings, regulatory investigations, litigation support, investor relations, IPO communications, issues and reputation management, change management and employee engagement, as well as digital and social communications.

Fund Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

Conversus Asset Management (CAM) invests at least 80% of their total investments in new private equity fund interests and interests in existing private equity funds purchased in the secondary market. Up to 20% of their total investments are invested in direct private equity investments. They invest mainly in North America and also in Europe. CAM invests in buyouts, venture capital opportunities and special situations.Their core investment strategy is to invest in new private equity funds with a history of strong performance. CAM purchases private equity fund interests in new private equity funds, which comprise between 60-100% of their total investments. They also acquire interests in existing private equity funds in the secondary market which comprise approximately 20% of their total investments.CAM invests up to 20% of their total investments in direct private equity investments. A majority of their direct private equity investments are in individual operating companies in the form of equity, mezzanine debt, equity-linked securities and PIPEs. The majority of these investments in individual operating companies are co-investments in portfolio companies of private equity funds in their portfolio. In addition to direct private equity investments in operating companies, they also make other kinds of direct investments in private equity-related assets, including: (1) investments in fund managers (2) investments in publicly-traded private equity securities (3) direct investments in publicly-traded private equity securities and (4) investments in private equity-related derivatives and synthetic securities.Although their investment policies do not contain fixed requirements for investment diversification, no more than 7.5% of their total investments are invested in any single fund investment, no more than 5% of their total investments are in any single direct private equity investment and no single private equity fund manager is the manager of private equity funds constituting more than 15% of their total investments.

Boards & Committees
President, Board of Trustees
Current

Central Synagogue, a Reform congregation affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, is one of the oldest Reform congregations in New York City. Formed from the merger in 1898 of Shar HaShomayim, founded in 1839 by German Jews, and Ahawath Chesed, founded in 1846 by Bohemian Jews, the congregation changed its name to Central Synagogue in 1920. Central Synagogue stands at the heart of one of the greatest centers of Jewish life. It has always played a significant role in the national Reform movement and in the creative and complex Jewish community of New York City. Its Rabbis and members continue a long tradition of leadership of local, national and international Jewish and civic organizations.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$480
2011

Former President of United States

$250
2010

Senator from New York

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CCMP Capital LP, CCMP Capital Advisors LLC purchase The Hillman Cos., Inc. from Oak Hill Capital Management LLC

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Tribune Media Co. purchases Local TV Holdings LLC from Oak Hill Partners, Inc.

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Monitronics International, Inc., Ascent Media Corp. purchase Security Networks LLC from Oak Hill Capital Management LLC

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