David C. Boutry is Global Head of Business Development for Platinum Equity. He is responsible for overseeing a team focused on sourcing new acquisition opportunities that fit the firm’s operations-oriented investment approach.
Prior to joining Platinum Equity in 2014, Mr. Boutry spent more than 20 years in investment banking and private equity, and most recently served as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Securities. As a senior member of Deutsche Bank’s Financial Sponsor Group, Mr. Boutry provided a full range of investment banking services with coverage responsibility for many of the world’s largest private equity firms.
Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Boutry was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co., Inc, where he was responsible for senior level financial sponsor coverage. Mr. Boutry was previously a Vice President and Partner at Westbrook Partners, LLC and has held positions at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Chase Manhattan Bank. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada.