Founded in 2008 by Frank Quattrone and his colleagues, Qatalyst provides M&A and strategic advisory services to the technology industry’s established and emerging leaders on matters crucial to their success. The Qatalyst team combines an extensive network of relationships with deep industry knowledge and seasoned transaction expertise to deliver a superior, senior level of service for clients who value experience, judgment, candor and insight. Moreover, all of Qatalyst’s bankers share a passion for technology that has been the focal point for their careers and success.
Over the past eleven years, Qatalyst has been involved in a number of industry-defining transactions, some examples of which include advising Qualtrics and Callidus on their sales to SAP, LinkedIn on its sale to Microsoft, PillPack and Twitch on their sales to Amazon, CA on its sale to Broadcom, AppDynamics, BroadSoft and Sourcefire on their sales to Cisco, Shipt on its sale to Target, Hortonworks on its merger with Cloudera, Cavium on its sale to Marvell, HomeAway on its sale to Expedia, NetSuite on its sale to Oracle, MicroSemi on its sale to Microchip, Xoom on its sale to PayPal, Orbitz on its sale to Expedia, MyFitnessPal on its sale to Under Armour, OpenTable on its sale to Priceline, eBay on its acquisition of Braintree, RetailMeNot on its sale to Harland Clarke Holdings, Concur on its sale to SAP, MoPub on its sale to Twitter, Ebates on its sale to Rakuten, Tumblr on its sale to Yahoo!, Linear Technologies on its sale to Analog Devices, Motorola on its sale to Google, National Semiconductor on its sale to Texas Instruments, PopCap on its sale to Electronic Arts, and Data Domain in its sale to EMC. Our boutique structure provides us the ability to give intelligent, sound and unbiased advice without the conflicts of interest inherent in larger institutions.
Qatalyst’s practice spans across four main verticals: consumer / internet, enterprise software, communications technology (storage, infrastructure, networking) and semiconductors. In addition, our team actively covers areas of emerging technology including: artificial intelligence, virtual / augmented reality, autonomous vehicles, robotics and drones, among others. Our team sees itself as a participant in the technology ecosystem and strives to be at the forefront of the strategic shifts in the technology industry.
With approximately 65 team members in our San Francisco and London offices, summer analysts will benefit from our small teams, working closely with highly experienced senior technology bankers, and getting hands-on experience on live transactions in a multitude of industries. Summer analysts will learn financial modeling and analyses for our M&A and corporate finance projects, contribute to high impact strategic presentations, and participate in client interactions related to assignments.
This 10 week internship is for rising juniors. The ideal candidate is not only intelligent, articulate and poised, but is also a highly motivated individual, attracted by the ability to function in a truly meritocratic environment. In addition, the candidate should have a demonstrated passion for finance and technology, a commitment to work hard and an enthusiasm for creative thinking.