- Mid Market Tech M&A ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR
Sampford Advisors has been Canada’s #1 mid-market technology M&A advisor since 2017, having completed more mid-market technology M&A transactions than any other advisor. Since the beginning of 2020, Sampford has closed a total of 31 M&A transactions and has seen an acceleration of the gap between them and their competitors, completing nearly three times as many transactions as the next nearest competitor. The team combines over 40 years of investment banking experience with major firms like Morgan Stanley, UBS and Deutsche Bank in New York, Hong Kong, London and Singapore. This diverse international experience combined with previous executive roles in technology companies, provides Sampford with unique perspectives and insights that other advisors in the mid-market don’t possess.
With offices in Ottawa and Austin, the team represents technology clients across North America. Given Sampford’s sole focus on technology, the company has deep relationships with all the most active technology buyers globally. This includes 700+ private equity relationships and 2,300+ strategic buyer relationships. This focus allows Sampford the opportunity to be speaking with technology companies, funding sources and technology buyers daily, providing the team with unparalleled insights into buyer appetite, prevailing valuations and overall market conditions and perceptions. As a result, Sampford’s clients get the best advice and the best outcomes on their M&A processes.