Mark is a valuable resource to Mensura as an advisor in our relationships and strategies as we advocate on behalf of our clients who seek investment from private equity firms. Over the past two decades, he has participated and advised on over a dozen transactions with over a $4b transaction value.
Mark Bell, D.Phil., is the Head of Family Office Services and Private Capital at Balentine. He brings two decades of investing and leadership experience to this role. Prior to joining Balentine, Mark was managing principal and director at Diversified Trust. He also served as chief investment officer at BlueArc Capital. Mark began his career with McKinsey & Co. and subsequently was director of strategy at D. E. Shaw & Co., a multi-strategy hedge fund manager, where he developed and executed the organization’s private equity investment strategy and launched the firm’s reinsurance business. He later served as the executive vice chairman of Brand Bank, where he led the recapitalization of the bank during the Financial Crisis. In addition to being a frequent contributor to publications such as Real Assets Adviser, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Atlanta Business Chronicle, Mark has given international lectures at Luxembourg School of Finance, Sciences Po, the Vatican, and the Kuwait Fund. Mark is a senior fellow and adjunct faculty member of the Center for Alternative Investments at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.