Managing Director and Head of Internet & Digital Media Investment Banking at Sagent Advisors.
Mike joined Sagent in 2009 as a Managing Director and Head of the firm's Internet & Digital Media practice, and co-founder of Sagent's Technology Group and the San Francisco office. He brings over 15 years of investment banking experience (70+ transactions and $60bn+ of deal volume), having advised on a variety of M&A, public and private equity, and fixed income securities deals, including multiple cross-border transactions. Mike was previously Head of Internet, Digital Media and Internet Infrastructure Investment Banking at Wachovia Securities. Before joining Wachovia, Mike worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (legacy Wasserstein Perella) in San Francisco and London where he was a Director and Head of Communications Technologies and Multimedia Investment Banking. Prior to that, he worked at J.P. Morgan in New York, Sydney and San Francisco and began his career as an Analyst with Goldman Sachs in New York. Mike has a BBA with honors in Finance from Loyola College.
Mike is an active angel investor and has co-founded several start-ups.