Herbert Allen III
Herbert A. Allen III is an American businessman.
Herbert Allen III is the son of Laura (née Parrish) and Herbert Allen, Jr., former president of Allen & Company, and grandson of Herbert A. Allen, Sr. who co-founded Allen & Company with his older brother, Charles Robert Allen, Jr. Allen & Company was one of the first in the industry to specialize in corporate takeovers. He has three siblings: Charles, Leslie, and Christie. His parents later divorced and his father remarried Broadway dancer Ann Reinking. Allen graduated from Yale University. He took over Allen & Company in 2002 and is President and Chief Executive Officer of Allen & Company.
In October 2012, Vanity Fair ranked him number 18 in their list of The New Establishment. Herbert Allen III is on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation. The U.S.-Mexico Foundation "is dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of Mexico through effective philanthropy and binational partnerships." Herbert Allen III, also known as Herb Allen, is a Wilson Center Expert.
Herbert Allen III is married to Monica de la Torre, a public-interest lawyer and native of Puerto Rico.
- Fortune: "Inside the Private World of Allen & Co. Putting a premium on personal ties, this family firm thrives in the land of the giants" By Carol J. Loomis June 28, 2004
- New York Times" "Herbert Allen Sr., 88, an Early Specialist in Corporate Takeovers" By LESLIE EATON January 23, 1997
- MacMillian, Douglas. "Allen & Co. Flourishes as a Tech Deal Maker". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
- "Herb Allen III: The New Establishment". Vanity Fair. September 6, 2012. Archived from the original on December 24, 2015.
- "Herb Allen". Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
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