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Eric Wagner

Eric Wagner

Managing Director

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Mr. Wagner has more than 18 years of investment banking experience where he has advised a broad range of technology sector clients on strategic alternatives, private placements and M&A execution. In addition, over the course of his career, he has successfully represented clients on cross-border and public company defense assignments.

Prior to joining Signal Hill, Mr. Wagner was Managing Director at Montgomery & Company where he provided strategic advice to growth companies in the technology sector. Prior to Montgomery, he was Executive Director at Morgan Stanley in the Global Technology Group focused on M&A advisory. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Wagner spent eight years at Lehman Brothers, where he held several senior level positions including Senior Vice President in the Technology M&A practice.

Mr. Wagner holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Notable Clients & Transactions: aQuantive sale to Microsoft, CNET defense advisory and sale to CBS, Verifone acquisition of Lipman Electronic Engineering Ltd (Israel), Qualcomm strategic advisory, Atmel defense advisory, Artesyn Technologies convertible debt offering, defense advisory and sale to Emerson, RealNetworks acquisition of WiderThan (Korea), Serena Software acquisition of Merant plc (United Kingdom), Thomson SA acquisition of PRN Networks and Canopus (Japan), OpenLane sale to KAR Auction Services, StrataLight Communications sale to Opnext Inc, Tekelec joint venture with Santera Systems, Make Technologies (Canada) sale to Dell Inc, ClearAccess sale to Cisco Systems, Aegis Analytical sale to Accelrys, Cengea Software (Canada) sale to Trimble, Language Weaver sale to SDL (United Kingdom), Vaultus Mobile sale to Antenna Software, inCode Wireless sale to VeriSign, ADC Telecommunications acquisition of CommTech Corporation and divestiture of optical components business.
 
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Security & Risk

Software

Contact Eric Wagner: ewagner@signalhill.com