Michael Reap Global Advisory Board Member

Mr. Reap joined Panamax Capital’s Advisory Board in January 2017. Michael brings to Panamax strong legal, operational and deal making experience developed over 30 years as well as a broad background in venture capital, energy, power, manufacturing, real estate, chemicals, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, engineering and technology industries. A seasoned legal and business executive, Mr. Reap has served as the chief legal officer and compliance officer for several multi-national companies. He has extensive experience leading complex corporate, financial, and restructuring transactions (including domestic and cross-border M&A, capital raises, secured and unsecured financings, spin-offs, joint ventures, securities offerings and other investment transactions) for global companies in transactions valued in excess of $30 billion. Mr. Reap currently serves as principal of the R12 Group, which provides a wide variety of legal and strategic development services to public and private company management teams and boards of directors. His extensive background in M&A, corporate financings, regulatory compliance, securities laws, risk management (including in litigation, contract negotiations, insurance and fiduciary advisory services for Boards of Directors), intellectual property management, operational turnarounds, outsourcing, downsizings and other HR matters make him a valuable internal resource for Panamax, and the clients we serve. Mr. Reap earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and French, magna cum laude, and a Juris Doctor from Washington & Lee University, where he was a Law Review editor.