Doug has over 30 years of investment banking, investment and operating experience in the communications, media and technology industries, with primary focus on sub-sectors such as Internet Infrastructure, Cloud Computing, Internet Security and Software as a Service.
Prior to joining DH Capital, Mr. Webster was a Partner at Signal Hill Capital, an Investment Bank focused on growth companies in Telcom, Media and Technology industries. Prior to Signal Hill, Mr. Webster was Group Vice President for MCI Communications, responsible for all M&A and investment activity. He was also a partner in MCI’s venture fund where he led 11 investments in new media, security software, hardware and IP related start-ups. Additionally, Mr. Webster held various sales, finance and general management roles in New York and Washington DC in his 19 years at MCI.
Mr. Webster earned his BA degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his MBA from Fordham University.
Notable Clients & Transactions: Sale of T5 Datacenters to IPI, AGC and QuadReal for a combined $650M. The $1.35B Sale of Infomart Datacenters to Equinix and IPI; Peak 10’s $1.7B acquisition of Viawest; $1.35B sale of Cologix to Stonepeak; $490M sale of Sentinel to Cyrus One; Sale of Vantage to Digital Bridge for $1.3B; Sale of Telx to Digital Realty for $1.9B; Sale Databank to Digital Bridge for $320M; Sale of Latisys to Zayo for $670M; Sale of Xand to Tierpoint for $490M; $410M sale of Peak 10 to Welsh Carson; $525M acquisition of Cyrus One by Cincinnati Bell; $375M sale of Sentinel Datacenters to Digital Reality; $70M Sale of NYC Connect to Telx; $140M Sale of Cyrus One to ABRY Partners; Sale of LAAs EBS spectrum to Clearwire for $150M; MCI’s $6.8B sale to Verizon; the WorldCom bankruptcy restructuring; Sale of Root Datacenter to Compass for Can$460M; Advised creditors on $1.2B bankruptcy restructuring of Sungard AS.
Contact Doug | 212-774-3739