William Farmer


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of Trustees, The Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

William Farmer

William Farmer

Senior Managing Director

William Farmer is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo Capital. Mr. Farmer, who has over 25 years of investment banking experience, has successfully managed more than 100 transactions valued at over $10 billion, including fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, IPO’s and, placements of high-yield   debt.

In 2013, Mr. Farmer founded Twelve Rolling Capital, a Maryland-based investment banking firm specializing in the Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Government Services and Engineering services sectors. In 2016, Twelve Rolling Capital became part of Teneo Capital.

Previously, Mr. Farmer served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group of Lazard.

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Farmer was Co-President of Jefferies Quarterdeck, the Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group at Jefferies & Co. He also served as Head of Jefferies’ Government IT and Technical Services Group, and was a member of the firm’s Investment Banking Operating  Committee.

Prior to Jefferies, Mr. Farmer was the CFO of a government contractor focused on supplying advanced technology to the defense community; he also held various senior-level finance positions within Computer   Sciences Corporation and SAIC.

Mr. Farmer is a frequent speaker at industry conferences regarding current trends in defense and government IT transactions, and has been interviewed on the radio regarding the outlook for consolidation in defense and government services.