Next year is shaping up to be a very strong year for M&A activity in the Knowledge Economy. In order to assist your preparation for 2021, take a look at our M&A Preview, in which we discuss the following eight key trends:
- The adoption of digital is accelerating
- Emerging technologies are being commercialised rapidly
- There is a convergence across the sector and delivery models are blending
- Private equity participation in the knowledge economy is increasing
- Next-generation technology platforms are emerging
- Vertical software solutions are playing an increasing role
- Buyers are returning to nearshore locations for access to new skills
- Shareholders are aligning expectations and addressing structural risks
After another milestone year, Equiteq, the leading global boutique investment bank for technology and consulting services firms, is proud to announce seven promotions in its global teams.
“Equiteq’s success would not be possible without the talented people in our global teams. This group of people has shown exemplary and consistent work in delivering transformational outcomes through transactions for our clients. Each individual embraces Equiteq’s core values of achievement, empathy, integrity, teamwork and entrepreneurial spirit, displaying what we believe an excellent dealmaker for the Knowledge Economy should be. I’m excited to see their careers continue and the impact they will have on Equiteq’s growth journey,” says David Jorgenson, CEO at Equiteq.
Jeremy Azzarita in Paris has been promoted to Vice President. Jeremy joined in early 2019 and has been central to our technology services transacting and knowledge sharing in Europe. He has worked on landmark deals including our advised sell-sides of sa.global to Kartesia as well as the sale of Pexlify to Dentsu.
Chi Hao Tey in Singapore has been promoted to Vice President. Chi Hao came from KPMG and joined Equiteq in July 2021. Chi Hao has shown excellent skills in dealing with clients across the full transaction cycle, from accurate deal documentation to due diligence management, and investor negotiation. He will be a key player in continuing to grow our APAC practice.
Kareem Shabsogh in New York has been promoted to Associate. Joining the team in 2022 from EY’s Strategy & Transactions Group, Kareem has been a key player supporting deal execution on several important transactions.
Christopher Saunderson in New York has been promoted to Associate. Chris has been instrumental in driving several transactions to successful completion since joining Equiteq and is highly respected by clients and colleagues.
Tibère Simonnet in Singapore has been promoted to Senior Analyst. Tibere has shown excellence in supporting the leadership team across several milestone transactions at different stages of the process.