Sam Levy joins M&A team of Equiteq in New York

26 February 2019 2 min. read
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Sam Levy has joined Equiteq as a director. Based in New York, Levy will supports client in North America with M&A and transactions advisory. 

The newly appointed director brings more than 12 years’ experience to his new role at the investment bank and M&A consultancy. He joins Equiteq from Marlin & Associates, where he served as a principal. During his tenure at Marlin & Associates, Levy advised on high-profile transactions like the sale of QuoVadis – an ABRY Partners–backed security company – to WISeKey (which was later sold to DigiCert), and the divestiture of TMX’s Atrium wireless and extranet business to the Intercontinental Exchange. He also worked on private equity–led transactions such as the purchase of IPREO by Goldman Sachs and Blackstone and Aquiline’s investments in RIA-in-a-Box and Fenergo. 

“We are really pleased to welcome Sam,” said Nick Jones, global head of M&A at Equiteq. “He has a wealth of experience in advising clients in the knowledge economy with a strong focus on areas where we see real opportunity for Equiteq to continue to grow our market share. Sam will add significant execution capability to the New York team as we continue our rapid growth.”

Headquartered in London, with further offices in France, the US, Singapore and Australia, Equiteq is a specialised M&A consultancy focused on the professional services industry. The firm’s New York office has advised on over a dozen of deals since launching, including A.T. Kearney’s acquisition of Cervello, an analytics and data management consultancy with offices in the US, the UK and India. 

Commenting on his new role, Levy said, “It’s great to join Equiteq at such an exciting time in the company’s journey. Its focus to become the leading global investment bank for the knowledge economy is an exciting challenge which I will relish. I look forward to being part of Equiteq’s team of strategic and transaction advisory specialists and will draw on my experience and expertise to help the business in its continued growth and market presence.”