Mr. Brooks is a Managing Director and a senior member of the Firm’s private equity platform. Based in London, he leads and oversees the acquisition of controlling and substantial minority equity interests in companies across Europe.
Mr. Brooks joined Cerberus in 2004 in the U.S. and focused on private equity and direct lending strategies. In 2014, he moved to London to drive the expansion of Cerberus’ private equity platform in Europe. Over the last two years, Mr. Brooks has led two portfolio company acquisitions with aggregate revenues of $3 billion.
Previously, Mr. Brooks was a senior investment professional at The Gores Group, where he focused on private equity and restructuring situations. Mr. Brooks began his career in investment banking roles at Morgan Stanley and Houlihan Lokey.
Mr. Brooks graduated from the University of Southern California.