Steven is a founding member of Saratoga Capital Partners, a private equity and alternative asset management group.
Founded in 2008, Saratoga Capital was initially purposed as a mergers & acquisitions advisory and capital raising boutique. Steven was the co-leader of the M&A practice.
In 2017, Steven became co-head of Saratoga Capital’s regulated fund practice, launching the partnership’s first regulated fund focused on discreet capital raise and private equity placement coupled with investment migration solutions.
Today, Saratoga Capital offers multiple investment options, including second citizenship and permanent residency options, which are a useful vertical to the tax planning and family wealth needs of the discerning client. He is a member of the Investment Migration Council.
He is a partner in Penenden Partners, a venture capital group focused on early stage opportunities.
With over 25 years of experience in developed and emerging markets in both common law and continental civil law jurisdictions, Steven has been a member of, or has led, extensive deal teams in Canada, the United States, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Steven has been focused on Central and Eastern Europe since 2004. He has held positions (many of which were senior) in some of the most prestigious international legal practices: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, McCarthy Tétrault, Linklaters, Wolf Theiss and White & Case.