AGC Hires Mike Parker as Partner and Head of the Chicago Office

AGC Partners is pleased to announce its continued expansion with the hiring of its newest Partner, Mike Parker

October 3, 2017 (Chicago, IL)—AGC Partners is pleased to announce its continued expansion with the hiring of its newest Partner, Mike Parker. Mike's focus areas include enterprise software/SaaS, digital media, consumer technologies, internet of things, artificial intelligence and machine learning, among others. Mike is a seasoned M&A banker with experience advising and executing transactions for leading technology companies from Fortune 500 firms to high-growth venture backed startups. Most recently, Mike was an M&A banker with Lazard based in Chicago. Prior to Lazard, Mike spent a number of years in Silicon Valley as Vice President of Business Operations & Strategy at… of "AGC Hires Mike Parker as Partner and Head of the Chicago Office

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The CEO’s Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise

Maria Lewis Kussmaul gives interview on the CEO Academy

May 8, 2017 (Boston, MA) - AGC Partners is pleased to announce that Maria Lewis Kussmaul, Co-Founder, Partner, and Head of IT Security, was recently featured as a special guest in a radio interview on the CEO Academy. Pam Lassiter, Host of the CEO Academy, interviewed Maria about "The CEO’s Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise." Given the multiple large cyber-incursions into corporations, governments, military, and financial systems, CEOs and Boards all need to ensure their enterprise strategies and practices to manage risk. Maria provides you with your system for oversight: 1. Hygiene: basics including employee training, structure, off-boarding, etc. 2. Asset… of "The CEO’s Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise

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Greg Roth and Trevor Martin join AGC Partners

Two Veteran Bankers Hired to Expand Silicon Valley and Boston Offices

November 1, 2016 (Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA)—AGC Partners is pleased to announce its continued expansion with the hiring of its newest Partner, Greg Roth and its newest Principal, Trevor Martin. Greg Roth joins AGC in its Silicon Valley office. With this addition, AGC's West Coast office expands its breadth of coverage and deepens its resources to better serve existing and future clients in this critical market. Greg will primarily focus on enterprise software and security. Greg has over 20 years of experience working as an investment banker and principal investor, and has completed over 100 transactions with an… of "Greg Roth and Trevor Martin join AGC Partners

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Markus Salolainen Joins AGC Partners as Head of Europe

AGC Partners is pleased to announce the continuation of its expansion efforts with the hire of its newest partner, Markus Salolainen.

January 5, 2016 (Boston, MA and London, UK)—AGC Partners is pleased to announce the continuation of its expansion efforts with the hire of its newest partner, Markus Salolainen. Markus joins AGC as a Partner and Head of Europe. AGC has always considered Europe as a key market, given the strength of its technology sectors, growing entrepreneurial culture and increased access to growth capital at all stages. Markus will be in a strong position to leverage AGC's considerable platform and network of resources and relationships for the benefit of existing and future clients both in the U.K. and the rest of… of "Markus Salolainen Joins AGC Partners as Head of Europe

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Gee Leung Joins AGC Partners

Veteran Internet & Digital Media Banker Joins AGC's Silicon Valley Office

November 18, 2014 (San Francisco, CA) — AGC Partners is pleased to announce that Gee Leung has joined the firm's Silicon Valley office as a Partner in its Internet and Digital Media Group. Gee brings over 16 years of Investment Banking experience to AGC with his entire career dedicated to technology. Having completed over $3 billion of M&A and capital raising transactions, Gee has been a trusted advisor to a diverse range of clients, including some of the largest global technology and media companies such as Viacom and YP Holdings, as well as growth companies at the leading edge of… of "Gee Leung Joins AGC Partners

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Linda Gridley Joins AGC Partners

Veteran Banker Joins as Co-Head of Digital Media Group

September 10, 2014 (Boston, MA and NY, NY)—AGC Partners is pleased to announce that Linda Gridley has joined the firm's NY office as a Partner and Co-Head of its Digital Media Group. Linda brings a wealth of Wall Street expertise including over 25 years focusing on technology transactions. For the past 13 years, she was founder and CEO of Gridley & Company LLC, a NY-based boutique investment bank specializing in the Internet and Information Services industries. Linda is a strategic thought leader and has been a frequent speaker at Digital Media industry conferences, has authored comprehensive industry overviews, and has… of "Linda Gridley Joins AGC Partners

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Disruption Annual Conference Launches at Black Hat 2013

July 29th, 2013

DISRUPTION LAUNCHES AT BLACK HAT 2013 This Year's "Innovation at the Edge of Cybersecurity", First of Annual Conferences Boston, MA—July 29, 2013— Executives of AGC Partners; CyberUnited; and KEYW announced this week the launch of "Disruption 2013: Innovation at the Edge of Cybersecurity". The invitation only conference of senior security management and advisors will be held during Black Hat, Tuesday evening, July 30th at the Bellagio Hotel. The companies are the founding sponsors of the annual conference. According to Maria Lewis Kussmaul, founding partner, Investment Banking, AGC Partners "Disruption 2013" is the first in a series of conferences to explore… of "Disruption Annual Conference Launches at Black Hat 2013

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Stimulate the IPO Market

April, 2009 - The once powerful U.S. IPO market for emerging growth companies has devolved into a long-shot consideration for investors and entrepreneurs.

Boston Business Journal - Opinion Piece by M. Benjamin Howe April 13, 2009 - The once powerful U.S. IPO market for emerging growth companies has devolved into a long-shot consideration for investors and entrepreneurs. The U.S. averaged roughly 500 initial public offerings annually during the 1990s but only 150 annually over the past seven years. Approximately two-thirds of the U.S. IPO market has vanished. Where would America’s competitive position be were it not for the most effective and vibrant IPO market in the world, which allowed access to public capital for promising young companies, entrepreneurs and eventual tech giants such as… of "Stimulate the IPO Market

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The Return Of The Tech IPO

January, 2007 - Silicon Valley pundits are predicting 2007 will be the biggest year since 2000.

Business Week Online by Spencer E. Ante Monday, January 08, 2007 - Silicon Valley pundits are predicting 2007 will be the biggest year since 2000. When the stock market reached the height of irrational exuberance in 2000, the bubble was filled largely with the hopes of technology startups going public. That year, 170 high-tech companies sold nearly $19 billion of stock to investors in initial public offerings. Since then, new tech-stock offerings have been mired in a six-year hangover as mergers and acquisitions became the exit strategy of choice. In 2006 only 35 tech companies sold stock to the public,… of "The Return Of The Tech IPO

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Here’s to Bigger Tech Profits in 2007

January, 2007 - WHAT'S IN STORE FOR TECH IN 2007? Stronger profit growth for starters. Companies finally will begin to spend more to upgrade systems, and, with tech mergers likely to cool a bit, less cash will be diverted to deals.

Barron's by Mark Veverka Monday, January 01, 2007 - WHAT'S IN STORE FOR TECH IN 2007? Stronger profit growth for starters. Companies finally will begin to spend more to upgrade systems, and, with tech mergers likely to cool a bit, less cash will be diverted to deals. "We are expecting technology profit growth to be a leader -- with a 23% increase," predicts Ashwani Kaul, a senior research analyst with Reuters Estimates. While real, growth may not be as robust as it appears at first blush. That's because the percentage growth will be based on relatively weak 2006 figures, Kaul… of "Here’s to Bigger Tech Profits in 2007

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