In lieu of establishing long-term private equity pools which confine investors to 7-10 year commitments, Laidlaw & Company ® and it’s sister company Laidlaw Private Equity have utilized its creativity to develop independent special purpose vehicles which invest directly as a single entity in a variety of alternative investment opportunities.

Alternative Investments Team

Hugh Regan
Hugh ReganExecutive Director of Investment Banking, Head of Laidlaw Private Equity

Mr. Regan serves as Executive Director, Investment Banking & Head of Laidlaw Private Equity. Before joining Laidlaw, Mr. Regan served for nine years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Auerbach, Pollak & Richardson, Inc., an investment banking and securities brokerage boutique. Before joining Auerbach, Mr. Regan was a founding member, principle shareholder, Executive Vice-President and Director of Laidlaw Holdings, Inc, an asset management and investment banking concern, where he oversaw the corporate finance activities and served as a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Regan’s experience includes his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of the management companies overseen by Laidlaw Private Equity. Mr. Regan has also served as the manager of other investment management entities previously or currently involved in investment vehicles focusing on the private securities market. He is a graduate of Williams College, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude where he was awarded the Benedict Prize for national achievement in Classics. Mr. Regan also attended Stanford University’s Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome and Columbia University Post-Graduate School of Special Studies.