Deven Anand

Vice President

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Deven Anand provides strategic communications counsel to clients, including leading hedge funds, private equity firms and their managers, as well as private and publicly traded companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, consumer goods and technology. He advises leadership teams and Boards of Directors during special situations, including transactions, fundraising announcements, activism defense and sensitive crisis matters and leads the development of clients’ long-term communications strategies.

Deven has extensive experience working with asset managers, leading day-to-day media and investor relations, reputational concerns and longer-term initiatives. He brings significant expertise helping clients achieve their business objectives while protecting their corporate reputation. Deven is also a member of the firm’s Crisis Committee and DE&I Council.


Representative Experience

• Cerner Corporation on its $28.3 billion merger with Oracle

• Biogen on its $7.3 billion acquisition of Reata Pharmaceuticals

• Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) on a variety of transactions, day-to-day media relations, and other initiatives on behalf of the firm and its portfolio companies.

• First Horizon on its mutual termination agreement with TD Bank

• Haynes International on its $1B sale to Acerinox

• A leading Fortune 500 CPG company on an international facility closure

• Profile raising, media relations and investor communications support for various hedge funds and their managers



• Trinity College, B.A. in Philosophy



• German

• Italian

• French