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Holzer Joins BBH

James Holzer has joined Brown Brothers Harriman as head of software and tech-enabled services, within the firm's M&A group. He previously was with CIBC World Markets.



Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) today announced the appointment of James E. Holzer as Head of Software and Technology Enabled Services within the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Holzer is based in BBH's New York headquarters.

Specializing in the software and technology enabled services sector, Mr. Holzer brings 20 years experience in completing mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions for public, private and private equity/venture capital backed companies. Over the course of his career, Mr. Holzer has completed over 80 transactions representing $10 billion in value. Prior to BBH, he has held senior technology banking positions for both full service middle market firms including CIBC World Markets and Prudential Securities as well as boutique investment banks including Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin and Berkery Noyes.

“We are delighted to have Jim join BBH,” said John P. Molner, Partner. “His deep knowledge of various software and technology markets and relationships with a host of public and private companies as well as leading technology investors will allow BBH to build on the success we've had in completing transactions in the software and technology markets. At the same time, BBH's comprehensive Banking & Advisory product line including bank debt and mezzanine and private equity capital will allow Jim to provide additional value to clients.”

BBH's Mergers and Acquisitions Group advises leading middle market companies generally with enterprise values between $100 million and $1 billion. In addition to Software and Technology Enabled Services, BBH has dedicated mergers and acquisitions practices in Telecom, Medical Technology and Healthcare, Marketing Services, Infrastructure and Logistics Services, Energy and Private and Closely Held Firms. In 2007, BBH's Mergers and Acquisitions Group completed 22 transactions representing over $4.0 billion in enterprise value.

About Brown Brothers Harriman

Founded in 1818, Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is America's oldest and largest merchant bank. The firm is well known for its entrepreneurial thinking, leading-edge technology and unmatched attention to its clients. The firm is organized as a general partnership and serves clients globally in three businesses: Banking & Advisory, Investor Services and Markets, and Investment Management. Banking & Advisory provides its clients with mergers & acquisitions advisory services, commercial banking products and private equity and mezzanine capital. BBH operates through fifteen global locations including New York, Boston, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Palm Beach, Chicago, Dallas, London, Dublin, Luxembourg, Zurich, Grand Cayman, Hong Kong and Tokyo.