Allen & Company is a low-profile banking boutique that works on high-profile deals. A private firm without a website, Allen & Co. has closed deals for Google, Twitter, Facebook, Activision, eBay, Verizon, and Time Warner. The bank is also known for its annual star-studded Sun Valley conference, attended by the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey.

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2018 Employees (All Locations)



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Most Prestigious Banking Firms


Major Office Locations

New York, NY


President & CEO

Herbert A. "Herb" Allen Jr.

About the Company

How is Allen & Company unlike other banks? Let us count the ways: It has no website, no barrage of press releases touting recent deals, no sprawling menu of financial services, no research division, no employment contact, and no formal recruiting process. What Allen & Company does have is a platinum reputation and serious mystique, earned over nearly nine decades of semi-secretive, exclusive advisory and wealth management work with some of the biggest names in corporate America. The firm is an institutional broker and money manager for high-net-worth individuals, including the founding Allen family; it also provides M&A, underwriting, and related advisory services.

Most of Allen & Company's clients hail from the media, sports, entertainment, communications and technology sectors—this tiny boutiqu...

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