Brandon Hedvat is a Senior Associate in Carlyle’s Equity Opportunity Fund. He is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Brandon was an Analyst in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications M&A group at Barclays where he actively participated in executing numerous M&A mandates ranging in size from $150 million to $8 billion. During his tenure at Barclays, Brandon specialized primarily in the wireless and towers sectors. Brandon led the firm’s effort to compile a recommended approach to valuation for the Investment Banking division, which was subsequently presented to the Internal Fairness Opinion Committee. Beyond valuation, Brandon worked on several financing transactions, including dividend recapitalization, record-setting high yield bond offerings and tower securitizations. Brandon received his Masters of Science in Systems Science Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
In addition, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania after completing the Jerome Fisher Joint-Degree Program in management and technology, earning both a Bachelors of Science in economics and Bachelors of Science in systems engineering.