Alfred “Ted” Rauch, Jr.

Alfred “Ted” Rauch, Jr.

Ted Rauch is an affiliate expert with Bates Group. After obtaining a BA from Cornell University and an MBA from Wharton, Mr. Rauch began his securities career in 1965 in New York in the Investment Banking Division of Paine, Webber. There, he was on teams that brought McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts public, and he was also instrumental in the completion of numerous M&A deals.

In 1969, he returned to his native Philadelphia, joining White, Weld in their Institutional Equity Department, where he had coverage of many of the largest accounts including Delaware Management, Miller Anderson & Sherrerd, T. Rowe Price, Mellon Bank, and The DuPont Pension Fund. In 1972, he became resident manager of the Philadelphia office with responsibility for all sales & trading personnel. Thereafter he became manager of the regional offices in Pittsburgh, Wilmington and Washington D.C.

In 1978, when White, Weld merged with Merrill Lynch, Mr. Rauch and many of his former White, Weld associates opened an office for Wertheim, where he was a Managing Director in charge of all areas (including institutional equity and retail sales, taxable fixed income, and municipals) and was the investment banking liaison for the Mid-Atlantic Region. In 1987, he moved to London as President of Schroder Securities Ltd (an affiliate of Wertheim), overseeing all sales, research and trading in the U.K. and Europe. In his position there, he was a member of the Schroder Group Board of Directors.

After returning stateside in 1992, Mr. Rauch joined the DLJ office in Philadelphia where he developed a large ultra high-net-worth retail and institutional equity practice.

In 1998, he returned to management with PMG Capital as a Principal & Managing Director in charge of all research, sales and trading. Under his leadership, satellite offices were opened in New York, San Francisco and Chicago. Revenues tripled, and in 2001, PMG was acquired by Investec plc, the South African holding company. He then joined Advest in Philadelphia as a Senior V.P. overseeing the Institutional Equity Sales effort in the Mid-Atlantic region. In 2006, Merrill Lynch acquired Advest, and for the past 9 years Mr. Rauch has had a large ultra high-net-worth and smaller institutional sales practice. After a long and varied career in the securities industry, he retired in the Spring of 2016.


Alfred “Ted” Rauch, Jr.

A Consultant and subject matter expert in these services:



Merrill Lynch, West Conshohocken, PA, Senior Vice President, Global Wealth Management, 2006-2016

Advest, Inc. (Acquired by Merrill Lynch in 2006), West Conshokocken, PA, Senior Vice President, Equity Institutional Sales, 2001-2006

Pennsylvania Merchant Group, West Conshohocken, PA, Managing Director of Institutional Sales, Research, and Private Client Sales, 1998-2001

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Philadelphia, PA, Senior Vice President, Institutional & Retail Sales, 1992-1998

Wertheim Schroder & Co., London, England, President, Schroder Securities Ltd., 1987-1992

Wertheim Schroder & Co., Philadelphia, PA, Resident Manager, Philadelphia Office, 1978-1987

White, Weld & Co., Philadelphia, PA, Resident Manager, Philadelphia Office, 1972-1978

White, Weld & Co., Philadelphia, PA, Elected Special Partner and Regional Manager, 1975

White, Weld &Co., Philadelphia, PA, First Vice President, Equity Institutional Sales for Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, 1969-1971

White, Weld &Co., New York, NY, Vice President, Investment Banking Division, New York, NY, 1965-1969, National Division, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., 1963-1965


Warton School, University of Pennsylvania, MBA (Finance), 1961-64

  • Thesis: “Competitive Bidding for Corporate Securities, 1933-1963”

Cornell University, BA (Economics), 1957-61

  • Sphinx Head, Senior Honorary Society, 1961
  • All-Ivy Soccer Team, 1958

The Haverford School, 1945-57

  • Captain and All-City Philadelphia First Team in both Soccer and Basketball, 1956-57


The Haverford School

  • Recipient, 2016 Alumni Service Award for my 46 years of service to the school
  •  Co-Chair of The Haverford School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee (2008–16)
  •  Elected to The Haverford School Athletic Hall of Fame (2007)
  •  President, Board of Directors (1987-92)
  •  Board of Directors of the School (1978-93)
  •  President, Alumni Association (1976-78)
  •  Executive Committee, Alumni Association (1970-78)
  •  Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach (part-time) (1961-63)

Cornell University

  • Member, Alumni Athletic Association (1977– 2010)
  • President, Men’s Soccer Alumni Committee (1992 – 2000)
  • Led fundraising campaign for a new soccer complex and resources for overseas team travel, practice, and competition.