Qatalyst Partners

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Qatalyst Partners
Private
Industry Banking
Founded 2008
Founder Frank Quattrone
Headquarters San Francisco
Area served
United States
Key people
Frank Quattrone
(Founder Executive Chairman),
George Boutros
(CEO),
Jonathan Turner
(Co-President),
Jason DiLullo
(Co-President)
Products Boutique investment bank
Number of employees
47

Qatalyst Partners is a technology-focused boutique investment bank that specialises in mergers and acquisitions and is based in San Francisco with an additional office in London.[1]

History[edit]

Founded in March 2008 by Frank Quattrone, Adrian Dollard, and Jonathan Turner, the company's advisory and acquisition deals have included eBay, LinkedIn, LifeSize, Google, GoDaddy.com, Taleo, NetSuite, Motorola, and others.[2] Qatalyst has acted as lead adviser on over $200 billion in transactions and has advised on some of the highest-profile assignments in the technology industry. Some of the firm's recent notable deals have included LinkedIn's $28 billion sale to Microsoft, Linear Technology's $15 billion sale to Analog Devices, KLA Tencor's $11.5 billion sale to Lam Research, NetSuite's $9.4 billion sale to Oracle and HomeAway's $3.9 billion sale to Expedia. Since its foundation, Qatalyst has advised on over $200 billion of deals involving public technology companies with price tags of $1 billion or more, a record unmatched by any other firm for the same period.[3]

Qatalyst has also been recognized for garnering above-average premiums for its sell-side clients. "The typical tech firm sells for 37 percent more than where its shares were trading four weeks before the deal announcement, according to Thomson Reuters data; [Qatalyst’s] clients garnered premiums of about 70 percent."[4] In 2012, CEO Frank Quattrone was named the "Financial Dealmaker of the Year" by the San Francisco Business Journal for his work with the firm.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Companies Qatalyst Partners". LinkedIn. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Qatalyst Partners LP". Bloomberg. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Qatalyst website". Qatalyst. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Frank Quattrone's Golden Touch at Qatalyst". New York Times. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Financial Dealmaker of the Year: Frank Quattrone". San Francisco Business Times. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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