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Teak Murphy

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Biography

Teak works in the Technology & Telecom Group, based out of Santa Monica, and is involved in all aspects of transaction execution from initial business development and market research through financial diligence, marketing, negotiation and closing of transactions.  He has spent over 15 years assisting technology companies on mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and capital raises.  

His prior experience includes positions at leading technology-focus investment banks including SagePoint Advisors, Montgomery & Co., and Cowen and Co.  Teak also worked as a Senior Associate with Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, a Southern California based VC firm, where he evaluated investment opportunities and worked closely with senior management and board members to successfully grow portfolio companies.  Teak's experience working on mergers and acquisitions, fund raising, and initial public offerings as both an advisor and investor provides unique insight into the needs of both venture-backed and founder owned companies.

 

Education

University of Southern California - BS - Business Administration & Finance

 

Industry Coverage

The Human Capital Management SAAS report highlights merger and acquisition (M&A) activity which jumped to a record level in Q3’19 following two-quarters of declining deal volume, suggesting buyer appetite remains strong. The target companies were valued at a median revenue multiple of 3.7x LTM, up from 2018.Read more

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity rose to 513 deals in Q3’19, the third-highest quarterly deal count as buyer appetite remains very strong. With multiples near historic highs and a highly competitive deal environment, it is a great time to be a seller although it remains to be seen how long the window will remain open.Read more

With Human Capital Management SaaS multiples near historic highs and a very competitive deal environment, it is a great time to be a seller although it remains to be seen how long the window will remain open. Read more