Our Team

Each Partner brings extensive industry knowledge, unrivaled relationships and substantial deal experience, resulting in a team of the industry's most sought after advisors

David A. Handler

David Handler has over twenty-five years of investment banking experience, representing clients on many of the largest and most transformative transactions in the Technology Sector. Mr. Handler joined Centerview Partners in 2008.

Mr. Handler is a strategic and transaction thought partner to CEOs and Boards as they navigate through the rapidly changing and increasingly complex technology industry. His experience spans across a wide variety of engagements including Strategic Reviews, Shareholder Communications, Activist Defense, Spin-outs/Carve-outs, Mergers, Acquisitions, Capital Allocation and Financing. At Centerview, he has advised on numerous landmark Technology transactions, including over $160 billion of transactions on behalf of Qualcomm, including its recent $4.5 acquisition of Veoneer’s Arriver, leading the defense of Broadcom’s $130 billion hostile takeover; $47 billion acquisition of NXP and Qualcomm’s $30 billion Capital Return; the sale of Pensando for $1.9 billion to AMD, the $3 billion sale of Endurance International; Bloom Energy in its Strategic Partnership and Investment by SK ecoplant, Factorial’s investment and partnerships with Stellantis NV and Daimler AG; the sale of Resonant to Murata; Seagate and Bain’s acquisition of Toshiba Memory Corporation for $18 billion; over $15 billion of transactions on behalf of Cisco; Motorola’s $1 billion sale of its Network Business to Nokia, $9 billion Motorola Mobility tax-free spin-off and subsequent $12 billion sale to Google; Micros Systems in its $5.2 billion acquisition by Oracle.

Mr. Handler is Chairman of Penn National Gaming. David is a member of the Executive Board of NYU Stern School of Business. He also served in the past as a Trustee/Board Member of the Phillips Brooks School; The FDR Four Freedoms Park Conservancy; Playwrights Horizon; The Metropolitan Council and The New Group.

Mr. Handler holds a BS in Marketing and an MBA in Finance from New York University Stern School of Business.

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Announced: Q2 2022
Value: $280 million
Status: Pending

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