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TMT | Corporate Finance

Technology, Media & Entertainment
and Telecommunications

Our Technology, Media and Telecoms Corporate Finance team advises clients worldwide on a full range of corporate finance services.

The global EY network offers a comprehensive suite of services, and EY firms consistently rank among the leading financial services firms based on the number of completed transactions.

EY’s global TMT Corporate Finance network has:

  • More than 100 Corporate Finance professionals providing buy- and sell-side mandates, growth capital fundraising and strategic advisory based out of 18 locations worldwide
  • In 2016 we advised on more than 30 TMT transactions globally with a total value in excess of $7bn
  • Global breadth and access to financial sponsors and corporates offering unique cross-border transaction execution and deal opportunities for our clients
  • Consistently ranked as one of the leading Corporate Finance advisors across all regions

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Global TMT M&A leadership team

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David Hedley

Partner


+14159847128

David.Hedley@ey.com

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JohnHarrison

John Harrison

Partner


+12127736122

John.Harrison@ey.com

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Eric Sanschagrin

Partner


+44 7525 903 592

esanschagrin@uk.ey.com

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JustinPrichard

Justin Prichard

Partner


+44 77 6974 1108

JPrichard@uk.ey.com

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SimonPearson

Simon Pearson

Partner


+44 20 7951 0418

SPearson@uk.ey.com

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StaffanEkstrom

Staffan Ekström

Partner | Sweden


+46 8 5205 9390

staffan.ekstrom@se.ey.com

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Robin Jowitt

Partner


+905301515083

robin.jowitt@tr.ey.com

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colin-mcneil

Colin McNeil

Director


+61 2 8295 6906

colin.mcneil@au.ey.com

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San Francisco investment professionals

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David Hedley

Partner


+14159847128

David.Hedley@ey.com

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Jim Reinhart

Executive Director


+14158944205

Jim.Reinhart@ey.com

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New York investment professionals

Philip-F

Philip FitzGerald

Senior Vice President


+12127739078

Philip.FitzGerald@ey.com

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Mark Wasserberger

Managing Director


+12127739215

Mark.Wasserberger@ey.com

JohnHarrison

John Harrison

Partner


+12127736122

John.Harrison@ey.com

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Toronto investment professionals

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Derek Van der Plaat

Senior Vice President


+1 4169434485

Derek.vanderPlaat@ca.ey.com

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London (EMEIA) investment professionals

AnnaFaelten

Anna Faelton

Assistant Director


+44 20 7951 3063

AFaelten@uk.ey.com

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DanielFiegenschuh

Daniel Fiegenschuh

Assistant Director


+44 79 0676 1799

dfiegenschuh@uk.ey.com

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AlistairJamieson

Alistair Jamieson

Director


+44 20 7951 6774

ajamieson@uk.ey.com

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EricSanschagrin

Eric Sanschagrin

Partner


+44 7525 903 592

esanschagrin@uk.ey.com

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JustinPrichard

Justin Prichard

Partner


+44 77 6974 1108

JPrichard@uk.ey.com

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SimonPearson

Simon Pearson

Partner


+44 20 7951 0418

SPearson@uk.ey.com

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Richard Jacklin

Richard Jacklin

Associate Director


+44 20 7951 7067

rjacklin@uk.ey.com

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Edward Haslam

Edward Haslam

Associate Director


+44 20 795 15551

ehaslam@uk.ey.com

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Madrid investment professionals

Paris investment professionals

Amsterdam investment professionals

JeroenValk

Jeroen Valk

Executive Director


+31 88 40 71969

jeroen.valk@nl.ey.com

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Berlin (GSA) investment professionals

DrCarstenRisch

Dr. Carsten Risch

Partner


+49 30 25471 21426

carsten.risch@de.ey.com

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MarkusFischer

Markus Fischer

Executive Director


+49 30 25471 21426

Markus.Fischer@de.ey.com

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Frank Latka

Frank Latka

Executive Director


+49 30 25471 11943

Frank.Latka@de.ey.com

Julia Muesing

Julia Müsing

Executive Director


+49 30 25471 21606

julia.muesing@de.ey.com

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Stockholm (Nordics) investment professionals

MadsKunov

Mads Kunov

Director | Sweden


+46 70 289 1257

Mads.Jacob.Kunov@se.ey.com

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LarsRasmussen

Lars Rasmussen

Director | Denmark


+45 30 6735 87

Lars.Rasmussen@dk.ey.com

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Robert Klättborg

Director | Sweden


+46 8 52059786

robert.klattborg@se.ey.com

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StaffanEkstrom

Staffan Ekström

Partner | Sweden


+46 8 5205 9390

staffan.ekstrom@se.ey.com

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Petri Leinonen

Petri Leinonen

Senior Manager | Finland


+35 8405 435432

petri.leinonen@fi.ey.com

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Ole Conrad Siem

Ole Conrad Siem

Senior Manager | Norway


+47 24 00 24 00

ole.conrad.siem@no.ey.com

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Warsaw investment professionals

MichalPlotnicki

Michal Plotnicki

Director


+48 22 5576 636

Michal.Plotnicki@pl.ey.com

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Budapest investment professionals

AndrasBanyai

András Bányai

Director


+36 14 5181 23

andras.banyai@hu.ey.com

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Istanbul investment professionals

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Robin Jowitt

Partner


+905301515083

robin.jowitt@tr.ey.com

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Istanbul investment professionals

RubenIsraelyan

Ruben Israelyan

Director


+7 495 755 9824

Ruben.Israelyan@ru.ey.com

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Delhi investment professionals

Beijing investment professionals

Franz Yang

Franz Yang

Assistant Director


+86 10 5815 4063

Franz.Yang@cn.ey.com

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Tokyo investment professionals

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Hiroshi Sasayama

Senior Manager


+81 3 4582 6400

hiroshi.sasayama@jp.ey.com

Singapore investment professionals

Sydney investment professionals

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Colin McNeil

Director


+61 2 8295 6906

colin.mcneil@au.ey.com

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Thought leadership

EY - Technology Capital confidence barometer / April 2017

Technology Capital confidence barometer / April 2017

Global Capital Confidence Barometer | 16th edition

Technology-Divestment-Study-sml

Technology Divestiture Study 2017

Our study reveals a dealmaking environment faced with disruptive challenges and senior executives craving an information advantage.

EY-M-and-A_Q16-and-year-in-review-report

Technology M&A update 4Q16

Global technology M&A update: October-December 2016 and year in review is based on EY’s analysis of The 451 Group M&A KnowledgeBase data for 2015 and 2016.

EY - Global IPO trends Q2/17

Global IPO trends Q2/17

The EY Global IPO Trends reports comes out quarterly and looks at the IPO markets, trends and outlook for the US, Asia-Pac, Greater China, EMEIA and the UK.

Navigating_the_four_themes_of_technology_disruption

Navigating the four themes of technology disruption

Even in an industry accustomed to waves of change, technology executives are now navigating an unprecedented period of disruption and innovation.

Hidden_Gems_ToM

Hunting for hidden gems

Nobody’s perfect, and neither are markets. Investors often bid up the value of high-growth companies obviously benefiting from disruptive digital transformation trends.

Stack-To-Solution

Stack to solution: go big, or go home

Sometimes, if you don’t “go big,” you end up “going home” whether you want to or not.

Multifaceted_Security

Multifaceted security: preparing your cyber offense

It is often said that the best defense is a good offense. And that certainly holds true for cybersecurity in today’s rapidly changing, digitally enabled world.

In-the-Crosshairs

In the crosshairs: private equity firms help tech companies reinvent themselves

Private equity (PE) firms are helping tech companies reinvent themselves during a time of unprecedented disruption.

Industrial_mash-up_HR-sml

Industrial mash-ups: A disruptive new partnering form will accelerate innovation — again

A powerful new way for businesses to collaboratively innovate is beginning to emerge.

CIOs_and_their_shifting_relationship_with_SaaS

CIOs and their shifting relationship with SaaS

SaaS vendors and investors should take note of shifting buying behaviour.

Blockchain_Reaction_sml

Blockchain reaction: Tech plans for critical mass

Blockchain may have the most impactful potential of the entire portfolio of disruptive technologies that is now emerging.

EY-blockchain-how-this-technology-could-impact-the-cfo

Blockchain: How this technology could impact the CFO

Blockchain is an emerging foundational technology that has the potential to impact existing business processes and functions.

Digital supply chain: it’s all about that data

Digital supply chain: it’s all about that data

Data growth can obscure, rather than reveal, the business insights needed to drive digital-age supply chains. We explore how to manage the change.

EY Experience Lab

EY Experience Lab

Innovate, collaborate, create tomorrow’s solutions - EY Experience Lab is a place where collaboration produces enhanced services

EY - Crossing the chasm: Lessons learned in transitioning to the SaaS business model

Crossing the chasm: Lessons learned in transitioning to the SaaS business model

TMT credentials

avesco

Avesco Group Plc

has been acquired in a take private acquisition (valued at £124m) by

NEP Group Inc.*

EY acted as financial advisor to Avesco Group

2016

thunderhead

Thunderhead

has sold its Smart Communications division to

Accel-KKR

EY acted as financial advisor to Thunderhead

2016

sales manago

EY M&A team acted as a lead advisor to Benhauer sp. z o.o. in the process of capital increase by TCEE Fund III S.C.A. SICAR managed by 3TS Capital Partners.

2016

ngd

Next Generation Data

has been acquired by

InfraVia Capital Partners

EY acted as financial advisor to NGD

2016

ciphr

CIPHR

has been acquired by

LDC

EY acted as financial advisor to CIPHR

2016

ta associates

TA Associates

Invested in

W.A.G.’s payment at an undisclosed valuation

EY provided buy side transaction advisory services in connection with this transaction.

2016

reliance

Reliance

has been acquired by

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited

EY acted as financial advisor to Reliance

2016

merger market

Mergermarket

has acquired

  • Asian Venture Capital Journal
  • C6 Intelligence Information Systems
  • Hedge Fund Law Report
  • Perfect Information and
  • Unquote

EY acted as financial advisor to Mergermarket

2014/15

cap

CAP

has been acquired by

Solera for $464m

EY acted as financial advisor to CAP and Montague PE

2014

smartplay

Smartplay

has been acquired by

Aricent for $180m

EY acted as financial advisor to Smartplay

2015

blippar

Blippar

has raised $54m in a Series D funding round led by

Khazanah Nasional Berhad

EY acted as financial advisor to Khazanah Nasional Berhad

2016

accedo

Accedo Broadband AB

has received a majority investment from

SEB Private Equity

EY acted as financial advisor to Accedo

2016

realex

Realex Payments

has been acquired by

Global Payments for €115m

EY acted as financial advisor to Realex

2015

technogym

Technogym S.p.A

has acquired

exerp

EY acted as financial advisors to Technogym S.p.A

2016

unifaun

Unifaun AB

Has been acquired by Vitruvian Partners from

Bridgepoint Development Capital

EY acted as financial advisor to Bridgepoint Development Capital

2016

arqiva

Arqiva

has announced the sale of its Wi-Fi business to

Virgin Media*

EY acted as financial advisor to Arqiva

2016

airwave

Airwave

has been acquired by

Motorola for $1.2bn

EY acted as financial advisor to an ad hoc committee of lenders

2015

cityfibre

CityFibre

has acquired

Kcom (national network assets)

EY acted as financial advisor to CityFibre

2015

heeros

Heeros

completed an IPO on NASDAQ

First North Finland and received €3 million in new funds

EY provided Heeros with Corporate Finance, IPO and legal DD and legal advisory services

2016

modern_times_group

Modern Times Group

has acquired a minority stake in

InnoGames at an EV valuation of MEUR 260

EY advised MTG with financial, transaction tax, HR/pension DD and M&A services

2016

groupama

Groupama

Sold the stakes in

cegid_group

EY acted as financial advisor to Groupama

2016

telia

Telia

has acquired

fältcom

EY acted as M&A adviser and provided financial and tax Due Diligence services to Telia

2017

eqt

EQT VII

has acquired

autostore

EY acted as exclusive financial adviser to the Hatteland Group and other shareholders of Autostore

2016

eqt

EQT VII

has acquired

adamo

EY acted as M&A advisors to the sellers of Adamo

2016

softline

Raise of USD 80 mln mezzanine and equity financing from the Russian bank and PE fund

Russia, 2015

u.com

Acquisition of Orange Armenia, a 100% subsidiary of Orange Group

CIS, 2015

EY acted as financial advisor to Ucom LLC

2015

cargotec

Cargotec

Has acquired

Interschalt

EY provided M&A, legal and DD (financial, legal, tax and HR) advise to Cargotec

2016

siegco

Fairness opinion on the tender offer initiated by

SiegCo

over

valtech

2017

ciclad

Has acquired

infodis

EY acted as financial advisor to infodis

2016

kallidus

has been acquired by

Infosys Ltd.

USD 120 Mn

EY acted as financial advisor to Kallidus

2015

lea_partners

LEA Partners

has acquired a minority stake in

bellin

for an undisclosed amount

EY acted as financial advisor to Bellin

2017

dt cinemas

has sold part of its cinema exhibition business (DT Cinemas) to

Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd.

for USD 10 Mn

EY acted as financial advisor to DT Cinemas

2016

annik

has been acquired by

LiquidHub

EY acted as financial advisor to Annik Technology

2016

bauer logo

has acquired

zmarta logo

EY provided financial due diligence, transaction tax and M&A services to Bauer Media.

2016

adra

Adra Software AS

has been acquired by

Trintech Inc., a Vista Equity

Partners portfolio company

EY acted as financial advisor to Adra

2017

Piriform

Piriform Group Ltd.

has been acquired by

Avast Software s.r.o.

EY acted as financial advisor to Piriform

2017

Reeleezee

Reeleezee Software

has been acquired by

Exact Software

EY acted as financial advisor to Reeleezee

2017

Health & Parenting

Health & Parenting

has been acquired by

PHILIPS

EY acted as financial and legal advisor to Health & Parenting

2017