Mercury Capital Advisors
Alan A. Pardee is a founder and Managing Partner of Mercury Capital Advisors. Prior to co-founding Mercury Capital Advisors in October 2009, Mr. Pardee was with Merrill Lynch for nearly 15 years, most recently as a Managing Director in and Chief Operating Officer of the Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group, in which he served for nearly 12 years. For two years, he concurrently served as Global Head of the Merrill Lynch Real Estate Private Capital Group within Merrill Lynch’s Global Commercial Real Estate Division. He has led fund raising assignments for buyout, real estate, infrastructure, mezzanine, distressed and venture capital funds for general partners in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Mr. Pardee has led fund raisings for Thomas H. Lee Partners, KKR, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Advantage Partners, Behrman Capital, Castle Harlan Partners, Charterhouse International Group, Clarity Partners, daVinci Japan Real Estate Partners, Europa Capital Partners, Gryphon Partners, Insight Capital Partners, Lowe Enterprises, MD Sass, Och-Ziff Real Estate, Silver Lake Partners, Strategic Value Partners, Walton Street Capital, and Merrill Lynch, among others. Prior to joining the Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group in 1998, Mr. Pardee was a Vice President in the Global Communications Group as a Media and Telecommunications investment banker. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he was an Associate in the Global Media Group and prior to that he executed a number of real estate mandates both while at Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, Mr. Pardee was a Research Associate in Equities Research at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Pardee is a registered person with Nighthawk Partners, Inc., a Securities and Exchange Commission registered broker-dealer and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association and Securities Investor Protection Corporation. Mr. Pardee earned a B.A. from Princeton University with a major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an M.B.A. and a Certificate in Public Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.