A tailored approach to TMT investment banking

How DCF helps clients pursue big goals in TMT M&A

TMT leaders need to prepare for the future. But in this journey, the support of someone who can identify market trends, emerging opportunities, and new technologies, can be the gamechanger. Explore how DCF’s technology M&A services help clients drive growth amid disruptions.

Deloitte Corporate Finance’s (DCF) technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) investment banking team serves as a trusted adviser to middle-market companies across the industry, offering a broad range of M&A and capital-raise advisory services to help clients achieve their strategic objectives. Operating under distinct industry verticals, DCF’s TMT investment banking team has decades of experience working with business owners seeking capital markets alternatives ranging from debt and growth re-financings to a complete exit. We provide our clients with the objective advisory specialization needed to assess and pursue these goals in light of the uncertain macroeconomic conditions following a period of record expansion and liquidity for TMT assets.

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Who we are

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC’s (DCF) TMT investment banking team is an active adviser to middle-market companies across TMT industries globally. Operating within the global Deloitte network of more than 1,600 M&A advisory professionals with locations in more than 60 countries, our TMT team provides clients with access to regional market insights and intelligence around the world. Our team combines decades of transaction experience with industry-specific specialization, offering deep knowledge and eminence in each of our focus industry verticals. Well attuned to the capital markets, we maintain regular dialogue with both strategic players and financial sponsors and offer up-to-date market insights to our clients. Working in conjunction with Deloitte member firms, DCF can coordinate comprehensive and integrated execution capabilities guiding the range of transactions and related financial, operational, human capital, IT, tax, and accounting services necessary to execute complex transactions. Through practical experience in the industry, our team understands the differentiated attributes of TMT businesses and how to position them to the market to achieve value. We are leaders in M&A—guiding clients through the transaction process with tailored approaches to meet specific needs.

Our experience

Our team has facilitated multiple dynamic and efficient transaction processes across a wide variety of industry sectors. In aggregate, these deals represent billions of dollars in transaction value and include primary and secondary buyouts, strategic sales, growth equity, advisory services, and private financing transactions.

Our core industry subsectors

  • Application Software/Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Cloud & Infrastructure (Infra.)
  • Data Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Diversified Information Technology (IT) and Managed Services
  • Network and Cyber Security
  • Internet & Digital Media
  • Education Technology
  • Technology (Tech) Enabled Services
  • Hardware
  • Telecommunications

Notable transactions:

How we can help

DCF offers a tailored, client-focused approach to M&A. Our professionals appreciate that every client and business is unique. We work closely with our clients to understand their goals and structure a transaction process focused on those objectives.

Our team provides strategic, hands-on guidance throughout each stage of the process—from evaluating liquidity or growth options to closing. Through years of experience, we have developed critical insights into value drivers, investor concerns and mitigants, and transaction management strategies. DCF’s model combines M&A experience with a global network of resources to help clients navigate the transaction process.

Continual and transparent dialogue with major stakeholders has resulted in effective outcomes and real-time insights, which help our clients navigate a rapidly changing environment.

By tailoring processes to changing market conditions, we’ve pivoted to innovative tactics to allow our clients to message their stories effectively to priority buyers and investors. It is our belief that smart preparation and streamlined execution help enable efficient processes for our clients and best engage eager buyers.

Stay informed/industry insight

To keep you informed of trends, our industry updates provide an overview of key marketplace trends and M&A transactions, including industry analysis and a reference list of publicly traded companies.

Check out some of our latest insights to stay ahead of what’s next:

Read our most recent TMT M&A update

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Max Wilhelm

Max Wilhelm

Vice President

Max Wilhelm is a vice president in the US Technology, Media, and Telecommunications group of Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. Max has nearly 10 years of investment banking experience working predominan... More

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