Howard Loewenberg

Partner

Howard Loewenberg is a Partner at DH Capital, having joined the firm in early 2014. During his 32 years of investment banking experience, Howard has advised clients on over 150 strategic and financing transactions aggregating over $100 billion in transaction value. His experience spans both publicly traded and privately held organizations, with transaction sizes ranging from modestly sized debt and equity raises to large IPOs and multi-billion dollar M&A deals.

Over the past few years, Howard has been involved in the following transactions:

  • Represented ROOT Data Center in its sale to Compass Datacenters (2019)
  • Represented the Creditors of Sungard Availability Services in its successful Chapter 11 Restructuring (2019)
  • Represented Iron Point Partners in its sale of certain of the T5 Data Centers and Stream Data Centers portfolio to IPI Data Center Partners and AGC Equity Partners (2018)
  • Represented OnRamp in its sale to Lightedge Solutions (2018)
  • Represented InfoMart Data Centers in its sale to Equinix and IPI Data Centers (2018)
  • Represented Peak 10 and GI Partners in its pending $1.675 billion acquisition of ViaWest (2017)
  • Represented Cologix in its majority recapitalization by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (2017)
  • Represented Sentinel Data Centers in its $490 million sale to CyrusOne (2017)
  • Represented Vantage Data Centers in its sale to Digital Bridge Holdings (2017)
  • Represented Data Foundry in the placement of $115 million of 1st and 2nd lien debt (2017)

Prior to joining DH Capital, Howard had been instrumental in advising on a number of Internet Infrastructure outsourcing sector-defining transactions involving NTT Communications ($6 billion acquisition of web hoster Verio – largest Internet M&A transaction at the time), OneMain.com ($215mm IPO – the largest Internet IPO at the time) and AT&T Corporation ($48bn merger of its AT&T Broadband division into Comcast – 1st hostile “bearhug” of a corporate division), along with numerous high visibility data center-related transactions involving organizations such as CyrusOne (sale to ABRY Partners in 2007 and acquisition by Cincinnati Bell in 2010 for $525 million), Peak 10 (sale to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe), Sabey Data Centers (equity raise from National Realty Advisors with contribution of data center assets by Sabey Corporation), Pivot Data Centres (sale to Rogers Communications) and Xand (sale to TierPoint). Howard started his career at Alex. Brown & Sons in 1985, surviving mergers into each of Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank (DB) and maintaining leadership roles at each organization, ultimately heading DB’s North American Telecommunications Investment Banking practice. After leaving DB in 2003, Howard served as a Managing Director at each of Moag and Company (sports investment banking boutique-through 2005) and Signal Hill Capital Group (60 person full service investment banking boutique where Howard ran investment banking for three years-through 2013).

Howard received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Contact Howard | 212-774-3738