2015-08-04 Berkery Noyes Adds Telecom, Media and Technology Expert as Managing Director
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New York, NY, August 4, 2015 – Berkery Noyes, a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Vineet Asthana has joined the firm as Managing Director in the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) group.
Mr. Asthana brings 12 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. He focuses primarily on internet and digital media M&A transactions. Mr. Asthana has significant experience from leading bulge bracket firms and mid-market boutiques. He is well-versed in transaction structuring, execution and board-level communications, having completed more than 40 transactions totaling over $10 billion. Mr. Asthana brings a global perspective having worked in the US, London, Middle East and Asia.
“Vineet is an outstanding addition to our team, bringing considerable media and technology investment banking depth to our M&A and corporate finance group,” said Joseph Berkery, Chief Executive Officer of Berkery Noyes. “As we expand our global coverage of the digital media and technology marketplace, Vineet adds a wealth of personal contacts and an international perspective to achieve superior outcomes for our clients.”
“I am delighted to join Berkery Noyes, where I will be able to leverage my significant M&A experience with Berkery Noyes’ long standing reputation as a leading mid-market investment banking firm in the media and technology sector,” said Mr. Asthana. “This is an exciting time to join Berkery Noyes’ M&A team, as the outlook for media and technology M&A is very promising, with capital markets at an all-time high, and high-growth and disruptive technology companies commanding premium valuations.”
Prior to joining Berkery Noyes, Mr. Asthana was a founding member at CyndX Advisors, an investment and advisory firm focused on digital media, internet and technology. He was formerly a Vice President in the Telecom, Media and Technology investment banking group at Deutsche Bank and Vice President at Citigroup M&A team.
Mr. Asthana is an avid squash player and was the former US National Champion. He holds a BBA from Franklin & Marshall College and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.