Michael Thompson is based in London, joined Warburg Pincus in 2019 and focuses on special situations investments in financial services. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Thompson was a Managing Director at Och-Ziff Capital in the Private Investments Group investing across the capital structure in opportunistic credit and equity investments across private and public markets. Previously, Mr. Thompson worked in Leveraged Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions roles at Merrill Lynch in London. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Manchester and a M.A. in Corporate Strategy and Governance from the Nottingham University Business School.
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