Daily News: July 31, 2014

Equiteq Hires Jorgenson as Global Head of M&A

Announced David Jorgenson joined consulting firm M&A specialist, Equiteq as its global head of M&A in its New York office.

Jorgenson has advised business owners, shareholders and C-level executives on every aspect of growth and value realization during his 20-year career as a technology consultant and investment banker. He is an expert in every aspect of corporate financial advisory — from valuation, strategic financial advisory, public and private equity and debt financing, exit planning, M&A strategy and execution.

“Equiteq’s transactional M&A expertise offers unique value to consulting firms and the opportunity to grow this service globally is very exciting. I look forward to sharing my experience with a team that is delivering successful and more profitable deals for consultancies through their deep knowledge of the consulting sector,” Jorgenson says.

Paul Collins, managing director of Equiteq, says, “We are delighted to be joined by David who brings a wealth of highly complimentary experience to Equiteq. We are committed to growing and developing our service globally and David’s appointment, as well as basing the global M&A team in New York, is an important milestone in the company’s growth.”

Jorgenson began his career growing networking and internet consulting companies in the mid-1990s. While at Baird in Chicago, David provided M&A and corporate finance advisory services to professional services, outsourced business services and technology companies up to $2 billion in value.