Shaun Mercer is a Managing Director advising on European buyout opportunities. Mr. Mercer is based in London.
Since joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. Mercer has been actively involved in a number of Carlyle’s investments, including Nouryon (formerly Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals), Addison Lee, Axalta (formerly DuPont Performance Coatings), AZ Electronic Materials and Ensus.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Mercer was at Morgan Stanley, where he spent four years working in corporate finance and M&A as part of the Global Industrials Group. During this period he also spent time working in Mumbai, India, managing the investment banking operations of Morgan Stanley Advantage Services.
Mr. Mercer received a B.A. with honours from Cambridge University, where he was a Taylor Scholar.
Mr. Mercer is on the Board of Directors of The Innovation Group and Addison Lee, and was previously engaged with the Boards of Axalta, AZ Electronic Materials and Ensus.