Chris Langone Joins Symphony Technology Group

Chris Langone has joined Symphony Technology Group as vice president of business development. He will be based in Palo Alto, and previously was a New York-based vice president with Redwood Capital Group.

PRESS RELEASE

Symphony Technology Group (STG), a private equity firm with a strategic focus on software and services, today announced that Chris Langone has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development at the firm’s Palo Alto, California headquarters. In this newly created role, Chris will be responsible for deal sourcing as well as developing relationships with investment bankers and other financial professionals.

“STG’s mission is to build great companies over a long-term horizon by investing in transformative technology and exceptional talent to deliver breakthrough client value,” said STG Chairman and CEO Romesh Wadhwani. “I am pleased to welcome Chris to our team as he continues our efforts to identify and invest in businesses which have the opportunity to become truly great companies.”

Prior to joining STG, Mr. Langone was a Vice President at Redwood Capital Group, based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Langone, who has over 14 years of investment banking experience, helped lead Redwood Capital Group’s transaction origination and execution efforts across the business services, technology and communications sectors.

Chris joined Redwood Capital from Banc of America Securities, where he was a Vice President in their Business & Technology Services investment banking group focused on M&A transactions, public equity offerings and debt financings for tech-enabled services, marketing services, outsourced services, for-profit education and human capital companies. Prior to Banc of America Securities, Chris was a Vice President at BMO Capital Markets in their Business Services investment banking group. He has also served as a Principal and Head of Investment Banking at University Angels, an online investment bank focused on raising capital for angel stage companies. Chris began his investment banking career as an Analyst at Gerard Klauer Mattison. During his tenure on Wall Street, Chris has completed over $3 billion of transactions for more than 40 growth stage and middle-market companies.

About Symphony Technology Group

Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformative expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to their clients to drive growth through innovation, to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best in class business performance. STG’s current portfolio consists of 8 global companies.

(STG), a private equity firm with a strategic focus on software and services, today announced that Chris Langone has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development at the firm’s Palo Alto, California headquarters. In this newly created role, Chris will be responsible for deal sourcing as well as developing relationships with investment bankers and other financial professionals.

“STG’s mission is to build great companies over a long-term horizon by investing in transformative technology and exceptional talent to deliver breakthrough client value,” said STG Chairman and CEO Romesh Wadhwani. “I am pleased to welcome Chris to our team as he continues our efforts to identify and invest in businesses which have the opportunity to become truly great companies.”

Prior to joining STG, Mr. Langone was a Vice President at Redwood Capital Group, based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Langone, who has over 14 years of investment banking experience, helped lead Redwood Capital Group’s transaction origination and execution efforts across the business services, technology and communications sectors.

Chris joined Redwood Capital from Banc of America Securities, where he was a Vice President in their Business & Technology Services investment banking group focused on M&A transactions, public equity offerings and debt financings for tech-enabled services, marketing services, outsourced services, for-profit education and human capital companies. Prior to Banc of America Securities, Chris was a Vice President at BMO Capital Markets in their Business Services investment banking group. He has also served as a Principal and Head of Investment Banking at University Angels, an online investment bank focused on raising capital for angel stage companies. Chris began his investment banking career as an Analyst at Gerard Klauer Mattison. During his tenure on Wall Street, Chris has completed over $3 billion of transactions for more than 40 growth stage and middle-market companies.

About Symphony Technology Group

Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformative expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to their clients to drive growth through innovation, to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best in class business performance. STG’s current portfolio consists of 8 global companies.