David has advised business owners, shareholders and C-level executives on every aspect of growth and value realization during his 20-year career as a technology consultant and investment banker. He is an expert in all aspects of corporate financial advisory – from valuation, strategic financial advisory, public and private equity and debt financing, exit planning, M&A strategy and execution.
“Equiteq’s transactional M&A expertise offers unique value to consulting firms and the opportunity to grow this service globally is very exciting,” David says of his appointment. “I look forward to sharing my experience with a team that is delivering successful and more profitable deals for consultancies through their deep knowledge of the consulting sector.”
Paul Collins, Equiteq’s Managing Director says: “We are delighted to be joined by David who brings a wealth of highly complimentary experience to Equiteq. We are committed to growing and developing our service globally and David’s appointment, as well as basing the global M&A team in New York, is an important milestone in the company’s growth.”
David began his career growing networking and internet consulting companies in the mid 1990’s. After his MBA, Finance at Duke University, David joined Robert W. Baird in Chicago. While at Baird, David provided M&A and corporate finance advisory services to professional services, outsourced business services and technology companies up to $2.0 billion in value.
David will head the global M&A team from New York. Significant growth of the North American market is expected in 2014. Read our analysis on the market here.