Peter Gant has joined Signal Hill as an MD in technology M&A in the enterprise software sector. Gant most recently was an MD and Head of Software M&A at RBC Capital Markets.
SAN FRANCISCO & BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Signal Hill, a leading independent advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies, is pleased to announce that Peter Gant has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Gant will help further accelerate Signal Hill’s success in technology mergers and acquisitions in the enterprise software sector. Mr. Gant will be based in the Firm’s San Francisco office, where he will join the team of investment banking professionals who recently transitioned to Signal Hill from Montgomery & Co.’s platform. Since 2012, Signal Hill has broadened its footprint by opening offices in Boston, San Francisco and Bangalore, India, strengthening its investment banking teams with the addition of more than 25 professionals.
Mr. Gant, who most recently was a Managing Director and Head of Software M&A at RBC Capital Markets, is a recognized industry expert who comes to Signal Hill with over 20 years of investment banking and client advisory experience. He has successfully completed more than 50 M&A transactions, public equity offerings and private placements with companies such as Cisco, EMC, Open Text, SAP and Tibco, and financial sponsors such as Accel-KKR, Apax Partners, Marlin Equity Partners, Thoma Bravo and Vista Equity Partners.
Mr. Gant began his career as an engineer, transitioning into Financial Services when he joined RBC Capital Markets in 1999. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, as well as a Masters and BS in Engineering, both from Cornell University.
Scott Wieler, Signal Hill’s founder and Chairman, commented, “Talented professionals with the background and reputation of Peter don’t come along often and we are delighted that he has chosen to join Signal Hill. In addition to his extensive experience representing a wide array of clients in transactions of consequence, Peter shares our vision of working collaboratively across practice groups so that our clients may benefit from the full breadth of Signal Hill’s deep domain knowledge and expertise.”
John Roediger, Head of Signal Hill’s West Coast office, added, “Peter’s addition to the San Francisco office is further evidence of Signal Hill’s commitment to its West Coast practice and we are thrilled to have him join our team. The real beneficiaries, of course, will be our clients, who will now have access to his unparalleled industry knowledge and expertise.”
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