Alantra adds New Head of Technology Practice

Date 14 February 2017

Type Investment Banking

Key addition emphasizes Alantra’s commitment to growth in the Technology sector

John Emery will lead the US Technology practice and seek to further expand team

Boston – Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, is pleased to welcome John Emery as Managing Director, Technology in the Boston office. Mr. Emery will join Alantra’s growing Technology team which consists of senior professionals across Europe, the US and Asia. The addition of Mr. Emery comes on the heels of recent senior technology team hires in the US and Europe.

Mr. Emery has a longstanding career sourcing and negotiating Technology-related transactions with over 25 years of investment banking and corporate management experience. He has advised companies in a wide range of IT and communications sectors including IoT, mobility, Cloud and Infrastructure Services, Security and Enterprise SaaS.

“Our entire team is very excited to attract John Emery to Alantra,” said Paul Colone, Managing Director & Partner with Alantra. “John has built an excellent track record in technology M&A across a range of key verticals. He also has a strategic vision for growing our Technology sector team, not only in Boston, but in other critical technology hubs like New York and San Francisco.”

Most recently, Mr. Emery was a Managing Director at Bowen Advisors, a Boston-based M&A advisory firm specializing in Technology transactions. Prior to Bowen, he held senior corporate and business development positions in both public and private technology companies including Lotus Development Corp, NMS Communications and Brooktrout Technology. Mr. Emery holds a BA in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

“I am thrilled to be joining Alantra as the firm continues to execute on its strategic growth plan which places a high priority on becoming a significant player in technology M&A advisory,” said John Emery. “As new technology rapidly permeates all industries, combining our expertise in software and the Internet of Things with Alantra’s traditional strengths in industrial and consumer markets is a natural fit.”