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Carina Davidson Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

New York T: 212.371.5999

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Carina Davidson is a senior advisor to clients and as chief operating officer also oversees certain firm operations and projects.

Carina provides strategic communications and investor relations counsel for companies in the financial services, consumer goods, healthcare, energy, real estate, business services and technology sectors, among others.  She has significant expertise helping clients manage their corporate reputations, crafting and delivering corporate messages to Wall Street and assisting companies in preparing for shareholder activism defense scenarios.  She also has counseled several employee-owned companies transitioning to public entities.

Carina manages many of the firm’s IPO mandates, bringing to bear Abernathy MacGregor’s full suite of capabilities, assisting pre-public and newly public companies with media relations, IPO messaging/positioning, investor relations, infrastructure build-out and executive recruitment, listing day coordination, and post-offering IR, PR, issues management and transaction support.

She also oversees communications for some of the leading private equity firms and their portfolio companies including profile-raising initiatives, fund close announcements, investment positioning, issues management, M&A transaction announcements and IPO activities.

Prior to joining AMG, Carina specialized in issues management and public affairs at Edelman.  She is a citizen of the Netherlands.

Representative Experience

Carina has advised:

  • Employee-owned MWH in its merger with Stantec
  • Shopify on its IPO and investor relations
  • A leading consulting firm on financial communications, management transitions and transaction communications
  • Evercore on its IPO, investor relations and corporate communications
  • A global insurer on crisis management, shareholder activism, executive transition and transaction communications
  • Madison Dearborn with fund raising communications, investment announcements and transaction communication

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Finance for the non-financial manager program
  • Skidmore College, B.A.

Languages

  • Dutch
  • Spanish

Memberships and Affiliations

  • YWCA of Darien, Mothers for Others

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