Tom Hopkins founded Colchester Capital, LLC in 2003 and leads all investment activities for the firm. In addition to his principal activities, Hopkins has over 19 years of investment banking experience at Deutsche Bank (and its predecessor Alex. Brown), Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns. He started his investment banking career at Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Hopkins has worked on a large variety of capital raising and strategic advisory transactions for companies in a wide range of industries including the communications, technology, healthcare and industrial sectors. He has completed over 80 financing and advisory transactions representing approximately $13 billion in aggregate value. He has extensive experience in restructurings and leverage finance and has been the principal banker on dozens of restructurings, recapitalizations and high yield financings. In addition, Hopkins has originated and executed IPO's, secondary equity offerings and convertible debt offerings as well as merger and acquisition transactions.
Prior to investment banking, Hopkins worked as an attorney for four years, focusing on litigation and general corporate work. His educational background includes an M.B.A. (Wharton), a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.