Based in New York, Schnieders will provide strategic and financial advice to life and property & casualty insurance clients as part of the Firm’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG).
Schnieders has 14 years of investment banking experience. He joins Perella Weinberg Partners following more than 10 years with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he most recently was a Managing Director in the U.S. Financial Institutions Group and Co-Head of U.S. Insurance M&A. Schnieders began his investment banking career at J.P. Morgan & Co.
Peter Weinberg, a Founding Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners, said, 'Broadening our capabilities in key coverage areas continues to be a important focus for the Firm. Alexander’s experience and relationships in the life and property & casualty space complement our existing FIG coverage and will be extremely valuable to the Firm and our clients'
'I am excited to join the well-respected advisory group at Perella Weinberg Partners', said Schnieders. 'This is a leading independent advisory firm and I look forward to advising clients as a member of this talented team'.
Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners, Schnieders was a Managing Director in the U.S. Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Co-Head of its U.S. Insurance M&A team. In this capacity, he was responsible for sourcing and executing M&A insurance transactions and providing broad coverage for life and property & casualty insurance clients. He joined the firm as an Associate in 2001.
Previously, Schnieders spent four years at J.P. Morgan & Co. in its London and Paris offices, where he focused on advisory engagements for the firm’s Healthcare and French Coverage Groups. Schnieders received a Bachelor’s degree in History and Literature, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia Business School