wertheimer-small-pic-1-Stephen N. Wertheimer ('85)

Founding Partner, W Capital Partners


Steve is a founding partner of W Capital Partners with 25 years of experience in investment banking and principal investments. Steve previously founded and managed a distressed debt investment fund and has particular expertise in financings and recapitalizations. Prior to the founding of W Capital in 2001, Steve headed Paine Webber’s Asia investment banking division in Tokyo, held senior roles at CRT Capital Group, founded Water Capital Management and was a tax structured international finance specialist at First Chicago and Bank of America. Stephen is based in New York, New York. 

Steve is a member of the International Council of Advisors of The National Geographic Society.

Steve holds a BS in Finance from Indiana University and an MM from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.