FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global alternative asset firm TPG announced today that Bradford Berenson, the current Vice President and Senior Counsel for Litigation and Legal Policy for General Electric (GE), will join the firm as General Counsel, based in San Francisco.
Mr. Berenson brings to TPG extensive experience working with a broad spectrum of legal and business needs. In his role with GE, Mr. Berenson is responsible for litigation, government and internal investigations, compliance, and legal policy worldwide. Prior to joining GE, he was a partner at preeminent global law firm Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C. He previously served as Associate Counsel to the President of the United States in the White House Counsel’s office from 2001 to 2003, working on judicial selection, congressional oversight, and policy initiatives. Early in his career, Mr. Berenson clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court.
“TPG is pleased to engage a General Counsel with the expertise and insight that Brad brings to the position. TPG has grown from one of the world’s largest private equity firms into a diverse global alternative asset platform, and we believe in working with the highest caliber talent to best serve our investors,” said Jon Winkelried, Co-CEO of TPG. “As we continue to innovate and expand, having Brad’s experience and vision leading our legal team and strategy will be a tremendous addition.”
“I am joining TPG at an exciting time, as the firm creates new opportunities for its investors through its evolving global business platforms,” said Berenson. “Jim, Jon, and David are building a dynamic business with a world-class team of investors and operating professionals. I’ve had the privilege to work in a variety of complex, exciting organizations and hope that experience will serve TPG and its investors well.”
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with more than $74 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Singapore. TPG's investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. TPG aims to build dynamic products and options for its investors while also instituting discipline and operational excellence across the investment strategy and performance of its portfolio. In 2015, Jon Winkelried joined TPG as Co-CEO. In 2016, TPG launched three new businesses: PACE Holdings, Arrow Ridge Capital, and The Rise Fund.