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Bob Balaban

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Bob brings over 25 years of investment banking and operating experience.

Bob has served as the lead banker on over 75 merger and acquisition transactions primarily in the business services marketplace. He has also been involved with over a dozen startup companies, including Great Plains Accounting Software, a software company that was ultimately acquired by Microsoft Corp. as well as InaCom Corp., a distribution company that he helped grow to several billion dollars in annual revenue before it was acquired by Hewlett Packard. 

He has appeared in numerous national business publications, including the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine and on national television as an expert in mergers and acquisitions. 

Education

University of St. Thomas - MBA - Marketing

North Dakota State University - BS - Computer Science

Duke University - Electrical Engineering

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 79 Registered Investment Banking Representative

Industry Coverage

As the pandemic swept across the globe, BPO & contact center service providers quickly mobilized to enable work-from-home solutions to its highly dispersed workforce and client base.Read more

Companies have responded to COVID-19 through liquidity preservation and cost reduction initiatives, including hiring freezes, layoffs, and reduced discretionary spending. As states begin to reopen, businesses are operating lean and demand for flexible labor is expected to rise as companies focus on labor cost efficiency and cost control.Read more

 In 2019, merger & acquisition activity was robust with 274 transactions announced or completed, significantly outpacing 2018 levels by 35.6%.Read more