David Ramazetti has joined Vector Capital as an MD of business development. Most recently, Ramazetti was an MD at Piper Jaffray.
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, welcomes David Ramazetti as a Managing Director. Ramazetti joins Vector having spent almost 20 years working with technology companies, including more than a decade in technology investment banking. He was most recently a Managing Director at Piper Jaffray, and prior to that worked at RBC Capital Markets and Cowen & Co.
Ramazetti will be responsible for Vector’s equity and credit deal origination efforts, including building the firm’s relationships with company senior executives, investment bankers and other important intermediaries. Over his career, Ramazetti has worked closely with senior executives and board members at publicly and privately held companies to analyze and execute a variety of financing and strategic transactions, including private equity investments and buyouts, strategic sales and acquisitions, credit transactions and IPOs. He has closed over 50 transactions throughout his investment banking career with an aggregate value of more than $15 billion. His efforts have been focused on companies in the software, SAAS and IT security sectors and he also has experience with tech enabled services and content, systems, internet, telecom, education technology, industrial technology, homeland security, biometrics, and semiconductor businesses. Ramazetti received his degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
“I am very excited to be joining Vector Capital,” says Ramazetti. “I believe they are uniquely positioned to enjoy continued success as a leading private equity investor in the technology sector. I look forward to helping them build upon their efforts and remain one of the most active firms in the space.”
“We are delighted to welcome David as our head of business development,” stated Alex Slusky, Vector’s Chief Investment Officer. “In his role as a technology investment banker, he has been an invaluable advisor to many of our portfolio companies and has won our trust and admiration. We are eager to have him focus his tremendous expertise and energy on Vector’s new deal generation efforts.”
About Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the private and public markets. Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies that materially improve the competitive standing of these businesses and enhance their value for employees, customers and shareholders. Among Vector’s notable investments are Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Cambium Networks, Certara, Corel, Gerber Technologies, RAE Systems, Register.com, SafeNet, Technicolor, Teletrac, Tidel, WatchGuard Technologies, and WinZip.