February 14, 2019

February 2019 Equiteq, the leading global investment bank for the knowledge economy, announced today that Sam Levy has joined the firm as a Director. Based in New York, Sam will advise and lead clients through North American and Global transactions, to support Equiteq’s significant international growth. Sam has more than 12 years’ experience working on more than 30 transactions, $3bn in aggregate value, with business-to-business technology and services companies focused on security, business intelligence and fintech verticals. He joined Equiteq from Marlin & Associates, where he served as Principal. During his tenure at Marlin & Associates he advised on transactions including the sales of QuoVadis (an ABRY Partners-backed security company) to WISeKey (SWX:WIHN), which later sold to DigiCert, and the divestiture of TMX’s (TSX:X) Atrium wireless and extranet business to the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE). Sam also worked on PE-led transactions such as the purchase of IPREO by Goldman Sachs and Blackstone and Aquiline’s investments in RIA-in-a-Box and Fenergo. Sam Levy said, “It’s great to join Equiteq at such an exciting time in the company’s journey. Its focus to become the leading global investment bank for the knowledge economy is an exciting challenge which I will relish. I look forward to being part of Equiteq’s team of strategic and transaction advisory specialists and will draw on my experience and expertise to help the business in its continued growth and market presence.” Nick Jones, Global Head of M&A at Equiteq, said, “We are really pleased to welcome Sam on to the platform. Sam has a wealth of experience in advising clients in the knowledge economy with a strong focus on areas where we see real opportunity for Equiteq to continue to grow our market share. Sam will add significant execution capability to the New York team as we continue our rapid growth.” Sam will be attending the RSA Conference, the premier event around security, data, innovation and thought leadership in San Francisco from March 4 to March 8, please contact us if you would like to book a time with Sam while at the conference or in San Francisco.