David Michaels

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Biography

David Michaels is a Managing Director of Capstone where he is responsible for managing the firm’s Technology & Telecom Group (TTG). David founded SagePoint Advisors in 2008, a boutique investment banking firm focused on providing M&A advisory services to technology and telecom companies. Prior to founding SagePoint, David was a Co-Founder, Partner and Managing Director at Montgomery & Co., a leading investment bank focused on serving emerging-growth technology companies. David co-founded Montgomery’s investment banking business in 1996 and played an instrumental role in building the business to over $50 million in revenues and 80 employees. Mr. Michaels also ran the firm’s Communications and Digital Media Technology practice areas prior to his departure.

David has intimate knowledge of the strategic landscape, market dynamics and technology underpinnings of several high technology market segments including Mobile Software & Services, Consumer Internet, E-Commerce, Enterprise SaaS, Cloud & Infrastructure Software and Consumer, IT & Telecom Hardware. Prior to joining Montgomery in 1994, David worked as an investment banker at Bankers Trust and prior to that, as a structural engineer at General Dynamics.

Education

The Anderson School at UCLA - MBA - Entrepreneurship

The University of Michigan - BS - Mechanical Engineering

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 79 & 63 Registered Invetsment Banking Representative

Industry Coverage

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

The deployment of digital technologies such as digital health records, telehealth, and artificial intelligence has driven the advancement of the Healthcare Information Technology industry.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