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Macquarie Capital Expands TMT Group with Senior Appointments in New York

January 23, 2018, 07:25 AM

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group, announced the appointments of Sean McCarthy and Chris Holt as Managing Directors in its North American Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) business. McCarthy and Holt report to David Dorfman, a Senior Managing Director and Head of TMT and Services at Macquarie Capital for the Americas and Europe, and will be based in New York.

McCarthy joins Macquarie Capital from RBC Capital Markets, where he was a Managing Director for Technology Investment Banking focusing on software, with more than 18 years’ experience originating and executing complex M&A and capital markets transactions. Recent transactions for corporate clients include SAP, Fiserv, SunGard and Fleetmatics, as well as for leading private equity firms such as Vista, Silver Lake and Apax.

Holt joins from Rothschild & Co. where he specialized in M&A and strategic advisory assignments across a broad set of companies in the TMT space. Before joining Rothschild in 2014, he spent six years at Morgan Stanley where he focused primarily on the Media and Communications industries. He has advised a wide range of corporate clients, including Hewlett-Packard, Inmarsat, Intel, Qwest Communications, Time Warner Cable and Tele2 AB, among others.

"We are delighted to have Sean and Chris join Macquarie Capital,” said Dorfman. “We have been at the forefront of advising and financing some of the most innovative TMT transactions throughout the US. Sean and Chris collectively bring experience and relationships to deliver advice and capital solutions to clients.”

Michael Silverton, Head of Macquarie Capital in the Americas and Europe said: “Macquarie Capital wants to be positioned to support our clients across all sectors as they engage opportunities arising from new technologies. Combining our sector knowledge and software expertise will ensure we are delivering ideas, advice and capital solutions that are most relevant to our clients.”

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