William Goodman | Senior Managing Director
SVB Securities

William Goodman, Senior Managing Director, SVB Securities

William Goodman is a Senior Managing Director on the Tech Investment Banking team • William helps lead the firm’s tech investment banking strategy and initiatives, with a focus on Tech-Enabled Services and Cloud Communications • With 15 years of experience, Mr. Goodman has built extensive relationships and has proven expertise in technology services and telecommunications, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, and with financial sponsors • Mr. Goodman joined the firm in 2021 from UBS where he was a Managing Director focused on advising technology services and telecommunications companies. Prior to this, Mr. Goodman was at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Redwood Capital Partners. • William holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Northwestern University.

Selected Transaction Experience:
• Joint lead financial advisor to Ahead on its recapitalization by Berkshire Partners • Financial Advisor to Stratix on its acquisition by LLR Partners
• Financial Advisor to Cinven on its strategic investment in Nitel
• Lead Financial Advisor to Ensono on its sale to KKR
• Joint Lead Financing Provider on the $8.7bn commitment in support of the carve-out of AT&T’s U.S. video business into DirecTV by TPG • Lead Financial Advisor to Apax Partners on its investment in Herjavec Group
• Exclusive Placement Agent on Zenlayer’s $50mm private placement
• Financial Advisor to the Unsecured Creditors Committee on the $17.5bn restructuring of Frontier Communications
• Independent Valuation Provider on T-Mobile’s $1.95bn acquisition of Shentel
• Lead Left Bookrunner on the $275mm IPO of KINS Technology Group
• Joint Bookrunner on the $821mm IPO of Chindata Group Holdings
• Exclusive Financial Advisor to Transtelco on its acquisition of Neutrona Networks
• Joint Lead Arranger on the acquisition financing of Curvature by Park Place Technologies
• Lead Financial Advisor to Park Place Technologies on the sale of GTCR's equity stake to Charlesbank
• Financial Advisor to Ufinet on the $2.4bn sale to Antin Infrastructure and Cinven
• Joint Bookrunner on the Leveraged Buyout of Sirius Computers by CD&R
• Financial Advisor and Lead Left Bookrunner to CVC on its $1.8bn Leveraged Buyout of ConvergeOne
• Sole Financial Advisor to Secure-24 on its sale to NTT
• Exclusive Financial Advisor to Great Plains Communications on its sale to Grain Management
• Financial Advisor to Dark Fiber Systems on its sale to Hargray
• Exclusive Financial Advisor to CableOne on its acquisition of Clearwave
• Financial Advisor to Lightower on its $7.1bn sale to Crown Castle
• Exclusive Financial Advisor and Lead Left Bookrunner to Antin Infrastructure on its acquisition of FirstLight Networks


Connected America 2023 - Day 2 @ 12:30

Investing in Digital Infrastructure

  • Exploring the opportunities for digital infrastructure investors
  • What new opportunities have been created by the long-term impacts of COVID-19?
  • Opportunities and challenges for telcos looking to diversify their offerings – e.g. through M&A, leveraging existing competencies etc.
last published: 24/Mar/23 11:25 GMT

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