Leading Sector-Focused Advisory Boutiques Form a Strategic Partnership
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arma Partners (“Arma”) and DH Capital (“DH”) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to serve our clients better globally by working together on landmark M&A and financing transactions, leveraging our respective sector and geographic strengths. This partnership will expand Arma’s presence in the Americas, notably in the Internet infrastructure and communications sectors where DH boasts an outstanding track record, while strengthening DH’s international access in Europe and leveraging Arma’s deep expertise in Software, FinTech, Internet and the Digital Economy more broadly.
The level of transatlantic activity remains a key element of the technology M&A and financing markets. Cross border transactions represent over one fifth of North American M&A technology advisory activity and over three quarters of the European market. Alongside Arma’s existing affiliate relationships in Japan, Australia, Israel, Turkey and Brazil, this strategic partnership will bring together a truly global network of leading advisory firms.
Paul Guély, Managing Partner of Arma, welcomed the partnership with DH, saying, “Arma has for over 15 years introduced interesting international technology opportunities to North American strategic and financial buyers. DH has built an exceptional platform in the Americas and I am delighted to announce this partnership, which will allow us to jointly unlock opportunities across the global Digital Economy.”
Peter Hopper, Founder and CEO of DH, said, “We are excited to partner with Arma. This relationship will help us deliver truly global access building on each other’s strengths, particularly in sectors like communications, internet infrastructure and technology.”
Arma and DH have both established leading market positions by delivering independent trusted advice and unparalleled industry expertise. We look forward to working closely together and delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients across the globe.
About Arma Partners
Arma Partners provides independent corporate finance advice to companies and investors active in the global Digital Economy. We act as trusted advisors to Digital Economy leaders throughout their entire corporate lifecycle, from raising private capital for fast-growing disrupters and founder-led businesses to orchestrating complex cross-border M&A deals for private equity investors and global large-cap public companies. Founded in 2003, Arma today employs a large dedicated advisory team with unparalleled domain expertise and an enviable track record in each of the diverse sub-segments that together comprise the ever-expanding global Digital Economy.
About DH Capital
DH Capital is a private investment banking partnership serving companies in the Internet infrastructure, software & IT services and communications sectors. Headquartered in New York City with offices in Boulder, Colorado, the firm’s principals have extensive experience and proven abilities in capital formation, finance, research, business development, and operations. DH Capital provides a full range of advisory services to companies and financial institutions, including mergers and acquisitions, private capital placements, financial restructuring, and operational consulting. DH Capital has completed 180 transactions and private capital placements totaling more than $29 billion in value.