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 K. Neequaye

David Neequaye has spent his 15+ year career advising companies on a broad range of strategic and M&A matters and has executed over $100 billion in transactions.

Representative transactions include advising Cisco Systems on its $3.7 billion acquisition of AppDynamics, its $5.0 billion acquisition of NDS and its $2.7bn acquisition of Sourcefire; Itron on its $1.0 billion acquisition of Silver Spring Networks and its $1.7 billion acquisition of Actaris, Informa Plc on its $5.5 billion acquisition of UBM plc, its $1.6 billion acquisition of Penton Media and its $375 million acquisition of Hanley Wood; Motorola Inc. on its $10.0 billion spinoff of its Mobility & Connected Home businesses and the $1 billion divestiture of its wireless infrastructure business to Nokia-Siemens Networks; Motorola Mobility on its $12 billion sale to Google; SonicWall on its LBO by Thoma Bravo and subsequent sale to Dell; Huawei Technologies on the divestiture of its interest in H3C to 3Com and its proposed $2.2 billion acquisition of 3Com in conjunction with Bain Capital; and Convergys on its $800mm acquisition of Stream Global Services.

Mr. Neequaye is a founding member of the Technology practice at Centerview Partners. Prior to Centerview, he was a Director at UBS.

Mr. Neequaye holds a First-Class Honours degree from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management. He serves on the Advisory Board of the International Center for Finance at Yale University. 

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Covia Holdings Corporation
Announced: Q2 2020
Value: $1.6 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to an ad hoc group of Term Loan lenders under Covia's Term Loan facility in connection with its restructuring support agreement and voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11
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