Jem Berke is an Associate Director and joined PJSC in 2008. She is a member of the firm’s Retail and Apparel practice.
Recent M&A transactions include JC Penney’s investment in Martha Stewart Omnimedia, J. McLaughlin’s sale of a majority interest to JH Partners and Highland Consumer Fund and Deckers Outdoor Corporation’s acquisition of Sanuk.
Prior to joining the firm she served as the Manager of Business Development at Loring Ward, Inc., a New York Family Office specializing in financial management/solutions for entertainers, athletes and high net worth individuals. Among the clients Ms. Berke has advised are HSNi, PVH Corp., and Regis.
Ms. Berke is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where she received her M.B.A. with a major in Accounting. She received a B.A. in Sciences with a major in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania graduating cum laude.