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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

Capstone Headwaters has published its Q4 2019 Nonprofit Software Coverage Report, available for download below. The Nonprofit Software industry remains in the early stages of consolidation with only two public companies and a small number of private equity-backed players vying for market share. Read more

In 2019, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity continued its upward trend with 131 deals setting a new deal volume record, totaling $15.4 billion.Read more

In this report, we look into the strong LTM M&A activity for 2019 with a record 2,044 deals totaling nearly $175 billion. The average merger & acquisition (M&A) revenue multiple reached 4.4x for private targets and 4.2x for public targets and is above historical levels.Read more