Kurtis Fechtmeyer Joins Silverfern Group

Kurtis Fechtmeyer has joined the Silverfern Group as co-head of the firm’s technology merchant banking group. He previously was a managing director in the technology group at FBR Capital Markets.


The Silverfern Group, Inc. announced today that it has continued the expansion of its senior merchant banking team with the addition of Kurtis Fechtmeyer to co-lead Silverfern’s Technology Merchant Banking Group.

Kurtis brings over 15 years of mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and financing experience to the Silverfern team. He has provided advisory services to domestic and international clients in the technology, media and telecom sectors. Over his career, Kurtis has advised market-leading companies in next-generation networking, interactive marketing and media, information security and mobile software and services, and has worked closely with key investors in those sectors.

Prior to joining Silverfern, Kurtis was a Managing Director in the Technology Group at FBR Capital Markets, which had acquired East Peak Advisors, where he was a Managing Director and principal co-owner. Kurtis began his investment banking career in the nationally recognized network technology group at Wessels, Arnold and Henderson (and eventually RBC Capital Markets) in Menlo Park and Minneapolis.

Based in San Francisco, Kurtis co-leads Silverfern’s Technology merchant banking business, focusing on technology, new media and communications opportunities.

Silverfern Chairman & CEO Clive Holmes said, “The addition of a senior technology banker with the breadth of Kurtis’ experience is an important next step in building out Silverfern’s commitment to originating proprietary technology and new media deal flow for the Private Equity community. His deep CEO relationships on the West Coast and throughout the US will help Silverfern continue to forge excellent investing partnerships with our Clients.”

About The Silverfern Group, Inc.

The Silverfern Group, Inc. (Silverfern) is an independently owned Merchant Bank specializing in originating and structuring proprietary (non-auction) buy-side Mergers & Acquisitions opportunities, and through its affiliates Silverfern Co-Investment Partners and Silverfern Debt Advisors, in making private equity co-investments and debt investments with relationship private equity firms worldwide. Silverfern’s senior merchant bankers deliver a compelling competitive advantage to its Clients – combining exclusive access to robust proprietary deal flow and leading managers with the highest levels of Wall Street advice, analytical support and negotiating deal experience. The Silverfern Group, Inc. is a U.S. Broker-Dealer. Member FINRA.

Additional information is available at http://www.silfern.com