Ben Zinder is a Director and joined Solomon Partners in 2008.
Ben has advised clients on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, capital structure alternatives and debt financings across the retail, media and telecommunications, and consumer goods sectors.
His assignments include advising CityBridge on its $200,000,000+ investment from ZenFi Networks, Kenneth Cole on its go-private transaction, PVH Corp. on its acquisition of the Warnaco Group, Walgreen Co. on its acquisition of Duane Reade Inc. and BioScrip Inc. assets, the sale of Thomas Nelson to HarperCollins, the sale of De Novo Legal LLC to Epiq Systems Inc., the sale of Gymboree Corporation to Bain Capital, Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. on its sale to Advent International Corp. and Zale Corp. on its debt financing with Golden Gate Capital.
Ben is a graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan where he received his B.B.A. degree with High Distinction.
Served as financial advisor to The Save Mart Companies on its sale to Kingswood Capital Management
Served as sole financial advisor to BJ’s Wholesale Club on its agreement to move its credit card program and portfolio to Capital One from Bread Financial
Served as exclusive financial advisor to Adams Outdoor Advertising on its strategic investment by Searchlight and BCI
Served as exclusive financial advisor to CityBridge on its $200,000,000+ investment from ZenFi Networks
Served as sole financial advisor to Gap on its agreement to move its credit card program and portfolio to Barclays and Mastercard from Synchrony Financial and Visa
Served as advisor to Mood Media on its pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised Ares on its Convertible Preferred Investment into OUTFRONT Media
Served as strategic and financial advisor to Total Outdoor on the sale of its San Francisco out of home media assets to New Tradition Media