David Browne


David is a Managing Director in the Private Equity team at Terra Firma. David has 15 years of experience in private equity and investment banking.  He was previously a Director at Paine Schwartz, LLC, a U.S. based fund focused on private equity opportunities in agribusiness.  At Paine Schwartz, David managed transactions in Europe, Australia, and the United States. 

Before Paine Schwartz, David was a Managing Director at GSC Group, where he focused on distressed-for-control investing across a broad range of industries.  Earlier in his career, David was an Associate at Lindsay Goldberg and an Analyst in the M&A Group at Credit Suisse.

David holds a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in government from Harvard College.  He has a master’s in business administration, awarded with highest distinction, from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.