PARIS, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- QuantumWave Capital, the leader in mobile internet investment banking, has announced the appointment of Aamer Hai as Managing Director and Head of Transaction Services.
Headquartered in the firm's Silicon Valley office, Aamer is tasked with the development of the firm's transaction services team and capability worldwide, heading up engagement with the leading technology, media and telecoms of the world.
Aamer is a highly-technical TMT investment banker with nearly 20 years of Silicon Valley experience and an impressive deal-record that includes many of the great names in the sector. Before joining QuantumWave, Aamer was a Managing Director at Morgan Keegan Technology Group, the largest midmarket technology investment banking firm in the United States. He previously served as a Director on Citigroup's Silicon Valley technology investment banking team. He started his career software engineer at Intel.
He has completed a considerable number of M&A and financing transactions involving technology sector leaders including: Alcatel, Avaya, Bell Atlantic, Cisco, Comcast, EMC, Ericsson, F5 Networks, GTE, Huawei, IBM, NYNEX, Unisys, US West, Time Warner, 3Com, 360 Communications and many more.
Aamer Hai commented: "It is an exciting time to be joining QuantumWave. QuantumWave's strategy of offering early stage acquisition as a highly efficient strategic alternative to in-house innovation for sector leaders, and early exit as a smart hedge against dilutive rounds of financing and growth-related downside risk for start-ups, is disruptive and powerful."
"The mobile internet is going to change more lives, create more wealth, destroy more businesses, and upend more political systems than any force in history," said Robert Marcus, Chairman and CEO of QuantumWave Capital "Aamer's appointment is demonstration of QuantumWave's absolute commitment to investing in the quality of high-performance talent equal to the scale of the capital opportunity."
Aamer Hai, who starts his new role from immediate effect, graduated with a Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
Notes to editors:
QuantumWave Capital is a mobile internet investment banking firm specialized in early stage mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 2009, headquartered in Paris, with offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, QuantumWave accelerates the cycle of innovation and return for the leaders of the Fifth Wave of computing, the mobile internet.
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